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Old 09-07-17, 10:07 PM
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NFL footballs to have data-collecting chips this season

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The NFL has expanded its data-collection program to include chips in every football used during the 2017 season, according to Zebra Technologies, the company that will provide the hardware.

The data, generated by radio-frequency identification (RFID) chips built into each ball, will be targeted for use by broadcasters as part of the league's Next-Gen statistics program. It will also be studied by the NFL competition committee, but at this point the information is not precise enough to assist officials with touchdown calls, marking the football for first downs and determining whether the ball has passed through the sideline.
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Old 09-07-17, 10:52 PM
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If tennis can do it with line calls no reason NFL can't do it
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