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New lawsuit centers on Super Bowl playing field


In eight days, the Seahawks and Broncos will be playing on a football field that has spawned a different kind of game in a court of law.

Per the Associated Press, Taylor Turf claims it’s still owed more than $292,000 for installing the current playing surface at MetLife Stadium.  The job was completed in 11 days, at an alleged agreed price of $417,000.

Taylor Turf contends that it received $125,000 early in the process, but that it has been stiffed for the balance.

It seems like a fairly basic dispute, and it should be easy to resolve — if indeed the agreed price was $412,000 and only $125,000 has been paid.

Maybe the explanation is that the check is in the mail.  And that the mail truck is on the George Washington Bridge.

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12 Responses to “New lawsuit centers on Super Bowl playing field”
  1. puckster55pics says: Jan 25, 2014 11:18 AM

    Seeing as we now know that the NFL is a “Non Profit” organization,I’m sure Roger will gladly “Donate” the remainder of the balance due so the Show can go on right?

  2. johnnycantread says: Jan 25, 2014 11:21 AM

    Maybe they can repo the grass during halftime.

  3. delmonte55 says: Jan 25, 2014 11:27 AM

    Nice liberal agenda comment.

  4. atwatercrushesokoye says: Jan 25, 2014 12:13 PM


  5. donmcg2012 says: Jan 25, 2014 12:24 PM

    Nice conservative cowardly reply.

  6. epack13sb says: Jan 25, 2014 12:45 PM

    Great, we have another turf war on our hands!

  7. wishingtonredslur says: Jan 25, 2014 12:49 PM

    Maybe MetLife is investigating a field that has blown out almost as many ACLs as Fed Ex field in December by the time pre season and OTAs are over.

  8. deflateddome says: Jan 25, 2014 12:56 PM

    292K owed and an unpaid balance?

    I have an idea. Metlife through the NFL in lieu of payment should award Taylor Turf advertising money during the Super Bowl…That should allow for a 3 second commercial…

  9. johnnyoclock says: Jan 25, 2014 1:22 PM

    >>Maybe the explanation is that the check is in the mail. And that the mail truck is on the George Washington Bridge.

    More likely it’s stuck in an IRS audit as judgement and punishment based on it’s politcal party

  10. dynastyposeiden says: Jan 25, 2014 1:50 PM

    goodell probably fined them that amount for
    unnecessary turfness

    they fronted the league the grass … shame shame shame

  11. stew48 says: Jan 25, 2014 2:45 PM

    You’re welcome.

  12. mrlaloosh says: Jan 25, 2014 5:41 PM

    I think Colorado and Washington state should bring their own “grass”. This game would set a record for Doritos sales.

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