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NFL Competition Committee Pass Interference Instant Replay Resistance Was Futile

NFL Instant Replay Pass Interference Rule

The NFL Competition Committee unanimously approved and officially finalized the new review rule for instant replay on pass interference for the upcoming 2019 season, only. By recommending the rule, booth reviews will occur inside two minutes and Coaches Challenges outside of two minutes, according to the league. This final ruling came one week after teams had the opportunity to give the Competition Committee feedback before the final vote occurred. The Sports Techie community blog is an advocate for using instant replay technologies to assist officials with getting calls right in all sport...

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Should Replay Decisions Be Ended In The NFL?






After a review that lasted almost five minutes – the NFL’s head of officiating Al Riveron deemed that the evidence proved that James had failed to survive the ground and the pass was incomplete. Source: AKjoshgray via Twitter

The New England Patriots have benefited again from the NFL’s review system to secure the number one seed in the AFC Conference for the post-season. Their fortune has drawn the ire and the whisper of ‘conspiracy theory’ by fans and the teams chasing them alike in the battle to reach the Super Bowl. The question has been posed whether the usage of replays, especially slow-motion, is taking the moment out of the sport...

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Seattle Seahawks, Century Link Field Plus 12s Are NFL Odds Game Changers

Seattle Seahawks, Century Link Field Plus 12s Are NFL Odds Game Changers

The Sports Techie Online Community is everywhere

Stadiums such as Century Link (Clink) Field, the NFL home stadium of the Seattle Seahawks, are full of technologies that increase fan engagement that ultimately provide a competitive edge affecting the odds and point spread. In regards to the Hawks, the 12s make up some of the loudest, loyalist and most passionate fans anywhere in the world. Because of the loss of the Sonics in the NBA, a MLB team in the Mariners that has never won the World Series combined with no NHL organization, you can begin to understand what the franchise means to the city, state and Pacific Northwest region...

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Colin Kaepernick Destined to Seat Alone in National Anthem Protest

Colin Kaepernick Destined to Seat Alone in National Anthem Protest

Colin Kaepernick Destined to Seat Alone in National Anthem Protest - Sports Techie blog, USA Today image.

Colin Kaepernick Destined to Seat Alone in National Anthem Protest – Sports Techie blog, USA Today image.

Myke Tavares caused some controversy when he suggested that he would remain seated during the national anthem in the Eagles’ next preseason game. Then all the hullaballoo died down when Tavares retracted his statement soon afterward, which doesn’t really say anything to anyone who only cares about the online NFL Betting Odds...

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Topps New Fantasy Football 2014 NFL Trading Cards

Alshon Jeffery, Chicago Bears, wide receiver, Topps® Fantasy Football 2014 NFL Trading Cards

Alshon Jeffery, Chicago Bears, wide receiver, Topps® Fantasy Football 2014 NFL Trading Cards

Topps New Fantasy Football 2014 NFL Trading Cards

The Topps Company, Inc. and the National Football League have partnered on a new set of trading cards for adults and kids that are fantasy football focused. The NFL.com and Topps® are cashing in on the fantasy sports popularity with trading cards loaded with detailed NFL player insights and fantasy football strategies, tips and content, designed to increase awareness of the game and increase math skills at the same time. The Sports Techie community blog is excited to share this sports tech information with our readers and followers.

Should Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning be your first NFL Fantasy Football draft pick? Topps and NFL.com/Fantasy TEAM UP to let you know.

Should Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning be your first NFL Fantasy Football draft pick? Topps and NFL...

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First Down Laser Line Needed In Football Yesterday

The Chick-fil-A Bowl could have used First Down Laser sports tech

The Chick-fil-A Bowl could have used First Down Laser sports tech

The First Down Laser and Laser Leader Line are the kind of technology that augments sports by helping to correct human error by officials and ensuring the ebb and flow of a game is not compromised by unnecessary instant replay. The LASERLINE would have prevented this delay in the Chic-fil-A Bowl game.

First Down Laser Line Needed In Football Yesterday

First Down Laser Line Needed In Football Yesterday

Chick-fil-A Bowl

Alan Amron, the Founder of FirstDownLaser.com mentioned to the Sports Techie blog that the Bowl game was called by ESPN’S DAVID POLLACK, JESSE PALMER and RECE DAVIS who are quoted as saying… “I still don’t understand why they can’t get like a Laser Beam from one side to the other to measure for the first downs”? Frankly, neither do I.

Johnny Manziel propelled...

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NBA motion tracking powered by Intel improves team performance and fan experience

New Motion-Tracking Tech Allows NBA Fans to See Players Like Never Before

New Motion-Tracking Tech Allows NBA Fans to See Players Like Never Before

New Motion-Tracking Tech Allows NBA Fans to See Players Like Never Before for iQ by Intel by Robert (Bob) Roble, THESportsTechie.

NBA Sports Technology

Words cannot describe the excitement and honor I felt representing the Sports Techie community blog for a NBA sports technology article for iQ by Intel about the platform created by SportVU known as ICE that the league installed in every arena for the 2013 – 2014 season. Brain Kopp, Senior Vice President, Sports Solutions at STATS LLC, spoke to me about their proprietary software that tracks every basketball player on all 30 NBA teams resulting in a multitude of “Big Data” that coaches and the front office are mining in order to make in-game adjustments, improve playe...

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The New Orleans Saints State of Technology

New Orleans Saints I.C.E. via Fox Sports

The New Orleans Saints State of Technology. This is the second Sports Techie exclusive interview with Mickey Loomis, the General Manager of the New Orleans Saints, what an honor. Sports Techie and I extend our gratitude to Mickey for the opportunity to chat about Saints technology.

Our ST blog with Mickey Loomis from last season can be read here: https://sportstechie.net/mickey-loomis/.

New Orleans Saints GM Mickey Loomis

My first question posed to Mickey was about Social Media and whether or not he had a Facebook or Twitter account yet that perhaps his daughters might have finally pushed him into opening? We both laughed because the obvious answer was, no...

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O Seahawks And Spiritof12 Fans Rock The Qwest

Seahawks and Sports Techie

The Original Seahawks

The O (Original) Seahawks and Spiritof12 fans get ready rock and make an earthquake happen at Qwest Field in Seattle during the New Orleans Saints NFL Wildcard Playoff Game, and Sports Techie was there!

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Mickey Loomis – N.O. Saints GM

Sports Techie talked with Mickey Loomis, the New Orleans Saints Executive Vice President and General Manager about sports technology via telephone earlier this week. In case you do not know, Mickey and the Saints won Super Bowl XLIV this past season, who dat! (AP) Video

Sports Techie

NO Saints GM Mickey Loomis is Sports Techie

A native of Eugene, OR, Loomis has a degree from the University of Oregon and a master’s degree in sports administration from Wichita State University.

Seattle Seahawks

First met Mickey in 1997 when he was an executive with the Seattle Seahawks (1983/1999) and I was the Director of Sales for Sports 2000. My responsibility was to maintain and support the Hawks expert System named the GridIron 2000 (Windows 95) used for NFL game planning.

NO Saints

Mickey was hired by the Saints i...

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