"The footing on the field was terrible," Talib said, via The Associated Press. "San Fran has to play eight games on that field so they better do something to get it fixed. It was terrible."
"We didn't have any issues with the field," Rivera said, according to The AP. "Both teams played on the same field. As far as I'm concerned, for me to be able to blame the field is kind of a cop out. The truth of the matter is we both played on the surface. The surface was outstanding."
Opinions vary, but turf issues were apparently a thing in the Bay Area long before the Niners opened their Santa Clara mecca.
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