GOODELL: NFL LEARNINGS FROM 2020 TECHNOLOGY HERE TO STAY
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One of the major benefits of playing a full season pretty much on schedule during a pandemic is what the NFL learned technologically from 2020.

Commissioner Roger Goodell says the league has found new avenues of communication that will be common in future seasons.

“Virtual meetings have now become standard in the NFL; we are not going to have as much (in-person) meetings when we get back,” Goodell said at the NFL Women’s Careers in Football Forum. “I think technology is something we have embraced and will make us better.”

The previous standard before the COVID-19 pandemic was hour upon hour of meetings at team facilities, whether involving the entire roster in an auditorium or breaking into smaller groups on offense, defense, special teams or by specific positions. While in-person gatherings won’t entirely disappear, the NFL found the ability to meet virtually is a positive development.

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