The San Francisco 49ers will be practicing for the Super Bowl at UNLV’s campus as initially scheduled, despite initial worries about the condition of the field.
The big picture: The 49ers had expressed concerns to the league that the field on UNLV’s campus was too soft, but it was cleared for safety by NFL inspectors.
- Coach Kyle Shanahan stated that the field had been improving every day since the team first looked at it.
- The 49ers held a walkthrough on the field and will continue practicing there as planned starting Wednesday.
- NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell confirmed that league and independent inspectors found the practice field safe to use during Super Bowl week.
- The Kansas City Chiefs, as the designated home team, will practice at the Las Vegas Raiders facility in nearby Henderson.