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Technology to improve the game

Discussion in 'Professional Football' started by LitlBuck, Jan 23, 2013.

  1. LitlBuck

    LitlBuck I Don't Want Any Trouble but People Need Banners!

    I have often thought about why the NFL does not use current technology for first downs and touchdowns. Looks like it might be coming sooner than later.
    more http://www.cleveland.com/browns/index.ssf/2013/01/company_pitching_laser_first-d.html
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  2. Jaxbuck

    Jaxbuck I hate tsun

    Think of the nightmare that is lining up two lasers for your garage door opener then multiply that across 160 some odd ft (and a crowned surface) with 22+ people walking around the area.

    Seems like a lot to overcome for a product that really doesn't solve a very pressing issue. What's the downside to the chain gang? You are still going to need them in case a laser malfunctions.

    If you want a technology to improve the game of football find a device that can attract meteor's big enough to level a stadium but not so big as to cause any collateral damage outside of Ann Arbor or South Bend.
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  3. alexhortdog95

    alexhortdog95 Melvin Gordon has stolen our souls...

    How about the QB visor in that movie "The 6th Day"?
  4. Bucknut24

    Bucknut24 Trolololol

    I'm not sure if these are the same people but on the history channel they have some show, i forget what it's called, where these 2 guys travel around the US looking at people's inventions

    well one episode had a first down laser system (and they mentioned these guys had met with the NFL before), they threw a bunch of tests at it and it all worked. The hosts of the show set up a meeting with Mike Perria, and he liked it but told them to make a few adjustments as well as some other things, but he has his backing
  5. MaxBuck

    MaxBuck 2014 National Champions!

    Diesel generators.

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