San Francisco 49ers
Grounds crews for the San Francisco 49ers are installing a new, thicker field at the $1.2 billion Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara after the team halted practice there Wednesday, 49ers officials said.
It was out with the new Friday at Levi’s Stadium as crews worked quickly to replace part of the playing surface just two games into the new stadium’s career.
“Here you go bb!”
Crews at Levi’s Stadium have been busy tearing up the grass on the new field after turf problems on Wednesday prompted the team to relocate a practice session to the team’s training facility because of slippery sod.
The Giants’ protest over Tuesday’s fiasco with the tarp was upheld, even as the 49ers moved practice from Levi’s Stadium because of divots on the new turf.
The 49ers’ acquisition of wide receiver Stevie Johnson is a win for both the team and player. San Francisco gets what they hope is the final missing piece to their passing game, while Johnson gets the chance to return home and not only play for a contender, but play in a market where his talents will not go un-noticed.
You’ve been hearing about Levi’s Stadium for months, but it’ll likely cost you hundreds to check out the new home of the 49ers for a regular season game this year. Lucky for you the complex is not just the new home of one of the NFL’s most storied franchises, it’s a perfect showcase for all kinds of major events. Here’s a look at the top events at Levi’s that don’t involve the 49ers. Warning, some of these are none too cheap either.
The San Francisco 49ers released photos of their luxurious new locker room facility at Levi’s Stadium on Sunday.
Peyton Manning led the Broncos past the 49ers 34-0 on Sunday to spoil their NFL debut at the sparkling $1.2 billion Levi’s Stadium
The KPIX 5 news team aired a special 1-hour noon newscast from the field at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara on Sunday.