National Football League moves Monday night game to L.A. from Mexico

NFL Set On Mexico City Game Despite Poor Field Conditions

NFL Set On Mexico City Game Despite Poor Field Conditions

The league announced the extraordinary decision on Tuesday, six days before one of the most anticipated regular-season games of the year.

And if the NFL actually intends to make the Rams and Chiefs play on that field surface, then that's just even more shame the league is bringing upon itself. The teams are aware of the situation, and the NFLPA is concerned and has been monitoring it closely.

The Associated Press said the field was damaged due to recent rains and several big events.

The Rams and Chiefs are both 9-1, and concerns about the health and safety of their players could have cast a negative light on the game had the decision been made to keep the game in Estadio Azteca.

Two recent events apparently damaged the hybrid playing surface, a combination of grass and synthetic filler. 'Until very recently, we had no major concerns. On top of that, the Rams and Chiefs rank second and third, respectively, in yards per game trailing only the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

On Tuesday, Rams season-ticket holders were able go into their accounts and purchase their current seats through Thursday at 8 p.m. ET, FOX 4 KC reported.

European Union and United Kingdom agree on text of withdrawal agreement
A string of diplomatic meetings are now being lined up to take place if Mrs May survives her Cabinet meeting at 2pm today. He added: "It's not enough for May to secure support for her deal from Cabinet, or even from Parliament".

Good on the Rams for offering those people a fun night of free football.

However, Schwartz said he understood the need for the change. An attempt to switch flight destinations from Mexico City to Los Angeles would have cost another $350. The NFL has also played exhibitions in Mexico.

Soccer games and concerts have left the field a mess.

Every time the NFL plays in worldwide stadiums, the league mandates that the home team keep its stadium available as a contingency.

Both the Rams and Chiefs are in first place in their respective divisions and are among the favorites to reach Super Bowl 53. Kansas City has played just one regular-season game outside the USA, going to London in 2015.

The Rams have played in the United Kingdom in each of the previous two seasons, facing Arizona and the New York Giants at Twickenham Stadium.

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