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The Super Bowl's Crappy Turf Made It Harder For Michael Oher To Block

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Players on both Super Bowl teams were slipping and sliding on Levi’s Stadium’s notoriously bad turf, but this video, of Michael Oher being pushed backward despite having his feet planted, is especially comical:

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Not that the Carolina line had much hope of keeping Denver’s pass rush from getting to Cam Newton under the best of circumstances, but this is a little ridiculous.

“The footing on the field was terrible,” Aqib Talib said. Von Miller, even though he praised the surface as “fast,” said he had to change cleats.

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