Which stadiums in the NFL have artificial turf versus real turf? originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago
There aren’t too many differences between the fields in the NFL. Aside from the end zone paint, midfield logos, and stadium designs, the appearance of NFL playing surfaces does not differ much from league to league, as each field measures 120. meters long and 53.3 meters wide.
The only key element that can change from stadium to stadium is the playing surface. There is no set rule for real turf versus turf, so it’s up to each stadium to decide. While no NFL team has ventured into Boise State, Eastern Washington, or New Haven University with colorful turf, there are still key distinctions between the surfaces. of play across the league, including actual turf type and different turf suppliers.
While gamers often prefer to play on real grass, teams have moved from turf to turf, and back again, in recent years. So which one is used the most in the NFL: artificial turf or real turf?
Here’s a breakdown of each NFL team’s playing surface on their home site:
How many stadiums in the NFL have real turf?
Sixteen stadiums in the NFL have real turf. Nine of them have Bermuda grass, four have Kentucky bluegrass, two have Desso Grassmaster, and one has a combination of different grasses.
How many stadiums in the NFL have synthetic turf?
Sixteen NFL teams play home games on artificial turf in 14 stadiums. The Giants and Jets share a turf at MetLife Stadium, while the Rams and Chargers share a turf dome at SoFi Stadium.
There are five turf distributors among the 14 turf stadiums, FieldTurf being the most popular.
Which stadiums in the NFL have turf and which have real turf?
Here’s a full breakdown of the playing surface for each stadium in the NFL:
Arizona Cardinals: State Farm Stadium, Bermuda Grass
Atlanta Falcons: Mercedes-Benz Superdome, FieldTurf CORE
Baltimore Ravens: M&T Bank Stadium, Bermuda Grass
Buffalo Bills: Highmark Stadium, A-Turf Titan
Carolina Panthers: Bank of America Stadium, FieldTurf
Chicago Bear: Soldier Field, Kentucky bluegrass
Cincinnati Bengals: Paul Brown Stadium, UBU Speed Series S5-M synthetic turf
Cleveland Browns: FirstEnergy Stadium, Kentucky bluegrass
Dallas Cowboys: AT&T Stadium, Hellas Matrix Turf
Denver Broncos: Empower Field at Mile High, Kentucky Bluegrass
Detroit Lions: Ford Field, FieldTurf Classic HD
Green Bay Packers: Lambeau Field, Desso GrassMaster
Houston Texans: NRG Stadium, Hellas Matrix Turf
Indianapolis Colts: Lucas Oil Stadium, Shaw Sports Momentum Pro
Jacksonville Jaguars: TIAA Bank Field, Bermuda Grass
Kansas City Chiefs: GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium, Bermuda Grass
Las Vegas Raiders: Allegiant Stadium, Bermuda Grass
Los Angeles Chargers: SoFi Stadium, Hellas Matrix Turf
The Los Angeles Rams: SoFi Stadium, Hellas Matrix Turf
Miami dolphins: Hard Rock Stadium, Bermuda Grass
Minnesota Vikings: US Bank Stadium, UBU Speed Series S5-M (turf)
New England Patriots: Gillette Stadium, FieldTurf CORE
New Orleans Saints: Caesar’s Superdome, FieldTurf Revolution 360
New York Giants: MetLife Stadium, UBU Sports Speed Series S5-M
New York Jets: MetLife Stadium, UBU Sports Speed Series S5-M
Philadelphia Eagles: Lincoln Financial Field, Desso GrassMaster
Pittsburgh Steelers: Heinz Field, Kentucky bluegrass
San Francisco 49ers: Levi’s Stadium, a mix of Bermuda grass and perennial ryegrass
Seattle Seahawks: CenturyLink Field, FieldTurf Revolution 360
Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Raymond James Stadium, Bermuda grass
Tennessee Titans: Nissan Stadium, Bermuda grass
Washington football team: FedExField, Bermuda Grass