Jaguars RB Taylor Rips Steelers' Turf

Says Pittsburgh's Heinz Field is a lawsuit waiting to happen
By Mitch Pritchard,  Newser User
Posted Jan 2, 2008 3:17 AM CST
Jacksonville Jaguars running back Fred Taylor, right, stiff-arms Pittsburgh Steelers safety Anthony Smith after a long run in the second quarter of the NFL football game in Pittsburgh, Sunday, Dec. 16,...   (Associated Press)
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(Newser) – Jacksonville Jaguars running back Fred Taylor makes no bones about hating the turf at Heinz Field, reports the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. "That field is terrible," Taylor said. "That's a lawsuit pending. That's ridiculous. Maybe they should try to invest in FieldTurf next year or in the future."

 Taylor's Jaguars must travel to Pittsburgh to play the Steelers in an NFL wild-card round playoff game Saturday.Taylor had the best day by opponent at Heinz Field all season when he rushed for 147 yards Dec. 16 in a 29-22 Jaguars win. No other opponent topped 100 yards in Pittsburgh, however, as the weather-damaged grass slowed runners down. (Read more Pittsburgh Steelers stories.)