At the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Redskins training facility in Richmond, Va., General Manager Bruce Allen said that an artificial surface was not an option for FedEx Field. On a separate occasion, Allen noted that the organization missed its chance to re-sod the field right before its Week 10 bye, and that the same mistake will not be made again.
However, on Friday, ESPN 980 in Washington broadcast an interview with Desso GrassMaster executive Yves De Cocker, who said that he and his company are on "speaking terms" with the Washington Redskins.
According to their website, Desso GrassMaster uses a hybrid surface that's describe as " A natural grass pitch [that] is reinforced with artificial turf fibres[sic] injected 20 cm deep into the pitch. It stays a natural grass pitch, but one that can be played on 3 times as much."
For more information, here is a video of Desso's process (h/t @HTTR24_7):
UPDATE 3/2/13: Redskins spokesman Tony Wyllie tells Pro Football talk that the Redskins are not in talks with Desso