National Football League moving Chiefs-Rams from Mexico City to Los Angeles

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However, Schefter also reported that the league is "determined" to play the game in Mexico City while league spokesman Brian McCarthy said that the NFL is "working closely with the field manager at Azteca Stadium and others to ensure that we have an NFL-quality surface for our game".

The Chiefs-Rams game was supposed to be the high point of the 2018 season.

"It's not fair to risk our health" an anonymous, yet prominent player said to Schefter.

As long as the field conditions remain frightful, moving the game to Los Angeles seems like a no-brainer. Both teams sitting at 9-1. Due to concerns over poor field conditions, the league has opted to relocate the game to Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.

The Rams are required to keep the Coliseum available as a backup in case of a problem with global games.

The league said the decision to move the game had been made "in consultation" with the National Football League Players Association and "following a meeting and field inspection [Tuesday] afternoon by NFL and club field experts as well as local and independent outside experts".

Two recent events apparently damaged the hybrid playing surface, a combination of grass and synthetic filler. 'Until very recently, we had no major concerns. The team had been practicing at altitude in Colorado in preparation for Monday's game in Mexico City. The stadium hosted a large music concert on November 7 and a soccer match on Saturday.

The Rams will serve as the home team when they take on the Chiefs at 8:20 p.m. ET Monday.

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