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Texans Will Change Field Surface At NRG Stadium To Artificial Turf Immediately

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It's happening! It's finally happening! The much maligned grass tray pallet system at the Texans' home stadium is going the way of the dodo.

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In a shocking move and nearly two weeks into the 2015 season, the Houston Texans are finally moving away from their much maligned grass pallet system to artificial turf as the playing surface in NRG Stadium for the remainder of the 2015 season.

Perhaps this picture taken by a Texans fan last week says more than words do.

NRG Stadium's inconsistent field conditions have been blamed for several major injuries to the league's biggest stars in the past, most notably Von Miller, Wes Welker, and of course the team's very own first overall pick in 2014, Jadeveon Clowney. Perhaps now with artificial turf rather than pothole-covered grass, those devastating injuries might become less of a threat.

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