Packers, Raiders forced to play on 80-yard field, fans rip NFL

Packers, Raiders forced to play on 80-yard field, fans rip NFL





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The Green Bay Packers and Oakland Raiders are facing off right now in Winnipeg.

And they’re doing it on an 80-yard field.

For real.

Before the game the Raiders grew concerned over a hole/patch in the end zone at Investors Group Field where the goal post usually is for CFL games. There was talk about the Packers not using their starters because of it and the game almost didn’t happen.

But finally all sides involved agreed to make the end zones start at the 10-yard-lines on both ends.

Which is just weird and not a great look for the league, which should have seen this issue coming well before tonight.

There will be no kickoffs and each team will start possessions at the 25 yard line.

Here’s the issue:

Here’s what the new end zones look like:

The Packers ended up sitting their starters:

Twitter was not impressed:






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