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Ask Farmer: Do players prefer grass or turf?

Ask Farmer: Do players prefer grass or turf?

Have a question about the NFL? Ask Times NFL writer Sam Farmer, and he will answer as many as he can online and in the Sunday editions of the newspaper throughout the season. Email questions to: sam.farmer@latimes.com

Do players prefer artificial turf or real grass? Does the answer differ from position to position? Do coaches have a preference?

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Farmer: Although I haven’t talked to a bunch of coaches about this, we can safely assume they prefer the surface on which their players are least likely to get hurt. The NFL Players Assn. has...

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