How Technology Continues to Reshape the Way Football Is Played in the NFL

May 17, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

We live in interesting times. There are thousands of you,,and just a little under half will be reading on mobile devices.
If there's one industry that keeps up with stats, tendencies, information—any possible opportunity for a "leg up"—it's the NFL.
As technology evolves, so will the game as we know it. Sometimes in ways that may seem completely unrelated given our current perspective.
Here Are 3 Things I'll Bet You Didn't Know 
1. NFL spokesman Greg Aiello says the league is open to a "First Down Laser System."
The (usually yellow) "first­-down line" that NFL fans have grown accustomed to seeing on television may be making its way to real-­life. Per The Associated Press, via ESPN.com:
Alan Amron, with financial backing from former NFL player and broadcaster Pat Summerall, has developed the First Down Laser System. Amron says the system projects a first­down line across the field that can be seen in the stadium an...

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