Have either of you tried those planet retexture mods over at DeadlyStream?
They vastly improve the grass (to the point that it actually looks real), and, perhaps, ATI cards could digest it better.
"They should rename the team to the Washington Government Sucks. Put Obama on the helmet. Line the entire walls of the stadium with the actual text of the ACA.
Fix their home team score on the board to the debt clock, they can win every game 17,000,000,000,000 to 24. Losing team gets taxed by the IRS 100%, then droned."