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[cnet] NFL teams may replace playbooks with iPads

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Pete Walsh, head of technology for the Cowboys, said his team and at least a "couple" of others are currently considering abandoning their playbooks in favor of iPads, a move they feel could save them as much as 5,000 pages of paper printouts per game.
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Walsh did not say which other teams were considering the move to tablets, but did say that "right now, all my counterparts [in the] league are discussing" the issue of how to secure the devices. Presumably, there's concern about whether hostile parties could break into them wirelessly and about whether a lost tablet could be remotely locked down or erased.
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post #2 of 67
thats probably not going to fly with ruff neck coaches.
Oh and i see alot of this getting smashed.
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I'll never watch NFL football again if this happens...
 
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post #4 of 67
lol I can see it now. Drop the ipad on accident, break it, and now you're flying blind.
 
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Oh good lord. Sometimes a plain old binder is best. I love technology but sometimes, people should just leave well enough alone. $0.02
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post #6 of 67
you guys are idiots. It's not like they are going to have just one ipad. That's change money for the nfl. Plus you act like the sidelines are on concrete.
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Inb4

Team hires hackers to steal plays from the opposing team.

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post #8 of 67
Quote:
Originally Posted by TheRockMonsi View Post
I'll never watch NFL football again if this happens...
Why?

This is a very obvious and logical step.
    
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post #9 of 67
If you win, you get a new iPad! (because 5 gallons of Gatorade being dumped on you will destroy it)
   
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Saves more trees. Good move.
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