Source: The Fiscal Times
The Fiscal Times has an interesting report on a robot football player that was integrated into practices by the Dartmouth College coaching staff, and may catch on in a big way at all level.
As a substitute for tackling players, Dartmouth coach Buddy Teevens challenged some former players to develop an alternative. What they came up with was the “MVP” — Mobile Virtual Player — a remote-controlled robot that moves as fast and weighs as much as a professional football player, and can pop right back up after taking a full-contact hit from a 250-pound linebacker. The Pittsburgh Steelers have been using it in their practice sessions.
For more on this story, visit: http://www.thefiscaltimes.com/2016/10/07/Heres-Robot-Football-Player-May-Help-NFL-Reduce-Concussions