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Stadium employees push rain water off the tarp at Soldier Field before an NFL football game between the Chicago Bears and Minnesota Vikings, Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, in Chicago

Stadium employees push rain water off the tarp at Soldier Field before an NFL football game between the Chicago Bears and Minnesota Vikings, Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Crews battle rain around the NFL

Mother Nature has been challenging the football players this week. The Patriots and Jets were forced to play in the rain and the wet conditions continue around the league. Take a look at photos of the crews working hard to keep the field in good shape.

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