RFID chips are furnished into players’ shoulder pads, as well as the football.
Anthony Locicero, Associate Editor09.25.18
Philadelphia Eagles star quarterback Carson Wentz returned to action in Week 3 of the NFL season, leading the reigning Super Bowl champions to a 20-16 win over the Indianapolis Colts.
It was Wentz’s first regular-season action since 2017 after the former No. 2 pick out of North Dakota State tore his ACL and LCL during a Week 14 clash with the Los Angeles Rams Dec. 10. Against the Colts, he completed 25 passes for 255 yards while tossing a touchdown and an interception.
During training camp – in which the 25-year-old signal caller reportedly looked sharp – the Eagles utilized Zebra’s RFID player-tracking technology to track the performance of the entire team and use the information the system generates to monitor Wentz’s recovery.
RFID chips are furnished into players’ shoulder pads, as well as the football. The former captures players’ speed (accelerations, deceleration, sprints, etc.), distance tra
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