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NFL team moves from paper playbooks to iPads

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 25 Aug 2011 19:13 User comments (7)

NFL team moves from paper playbooks to iPads Tampa Bay Buccaneers (of the NFL) coach Raheem Morris has confirmed today that his entire team has been issued iPad 2 tablets, moving away from paper playbooks.
The 90 players on the team have been informed to bring their new iPads to all practices and games instead of their older 500 page paper playbooks.

Each player can also use the tablets at home to review practice, situational and game footage.

Says safety Cody Grimm:

It’s crazy how much technology has changed the game. Back in the day, I think probably the whole team had to sit down with a projector and a reel, and watch the film together. They’d have the whole offense in the same meeting room. Now we all have our own iPad.


Additionally, the team says from a security standpoint, the tablets are more secure as they can be remotely wiped. Players in the past have lost their paper playbooks, forcing the team to remake plays and strategies.

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7 user comments

125.8.2011 21:04

lol....can some of the players even use technology

still see this as a girly sport....take the damn pads off, then what you get is a real mans game Rugby :D

225.8.2011 23:31

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Additionally, the team says from a security standpoint, the tabelts are more secure as they can be remotely wiped.

That is downright scary.

326.8.2011 7:13

Originally posted by KillerBug:
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Additionally, the team says from a security standpoint, the tabelts are more secure as they can be remotely wiped.

That is downright scary.
i can see what you mean in terms of future applications of this, Apple wiping criminating evidence off your phone etc....

Who Dare Wins

426.8.2011 11:32

^^Why is anyone scared of this? Remote wipe has been available for corporate and consumer tablets and smartphones for years. OBVIOUSLY, a company giving tablets to employees need to employ the ability to wipe them.


527.8.2011 17:06

Originally posted by DVDBack23:
^^Why is anyone scared of this? Remote wipe has been available for corporate and consumer tablets and smartphones for years. OBVIOUSLY, a company giving tablets to employees need to employ the ability to wipe them.
if you want apple to wipe off your paid products later on because they don't like the company.....or apple wipe off some things off your phone cos they don't approve of it....

the fact that they can remotely wipe also means they could also snoop too.

627.8.2011 18:21

Originally posted by JGJD2001:
Originally posted by DVDBack23:
^^Why is anyone scared of this? Remote wipe has been available for corporate and consumer tablets and smartphones for years. OBVIOUSLY, a company giving tablets to employees need to employ the ability to wipe them.
if you want apple to wipe off your paid products later on because they don't like the company.....or apple wipe off some things off your phone cos they don't approve of it....

the fact that they can remotely wipe also means they could also snoop too.
This isn't the hardware manufacturer wiping the data, this is your employer. If they provided the tablet for an employee then they have every right to protect their data.

727.8.2011 18:21

Originally posted by JGJD2001:
Originally posted by DVDBack23:
^^Why is anyone scared of this? Remote wipe has been available for corporate and consumer tablets and smartphones for years. OBVIOUSLY, a company giving tablets to employees need to employ the ability to wipe them.
if you want apple to wipe off your paid products later on because they don't like the company.....or apple wipe off some things off your phone cos they don't approve of it....

the fact that they can remotely wipe also means they could also snoop too.
This isn't the hardware manufacturer wiping the data, this is your employer. If they provided the tablet for an employee then they have every right to protect their data.

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