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Rob Gronkowski of the New England Patriots attempts to catch a touchdown pass during a game on the turf field at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)Getty Images

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Super Bowl 2017: Is a Turf or Grass Field Riskier for Players?

Turf surfaces are stiffer than grass surfaces, which can affect impact forces on the body's bones, muscles, tendons and ligaments.

February 5, 2017
8:28 AM EST