On Monday, the NFL will introduce a new version of its football game that will include more replay, more “mesh,” and more player emotion.
In other words, it’s more emotion, but not necessarily more action.
This is part of a broader trend of increased replay in the NFL and a trend that is also gaining steam in other sports, too.
While football’s players are more likely to get hurt, they’re also more likely and more expensive to fix, so the league is trying to find ways to reduce the cost of playing.
As a result, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has been experimenting with the idea of adding more action in the game, which can increase the excitement and make it easier for the players to react.
“The NFL is always looking for ways to enhance the game and keep players on the field,” Goodell said in a statement.
“With this new technology, the ability to watch the game at any time will allow players to engage more in the action of the game.”
The idea of an in-game replay system is gaining momentum, too, with players and coaches trying to implement the concept in different ways.
In the wake of the 2014 Super Bowl, for example, the New England Patriots have experimented with adding a replay camera and video replay on the sidelines.
It seems like a great idea, and it’s been used successfully in several other leagues, including the NFL.
In an effort to make this technology more accessible to fans, some teams have experimented adding cameras and video to their games.
Some have even gone so far as to use cameras to record the play.
(They do it so fans can watch replay, and also to avoid the cost associated with replays.)
“This is going to make replay a lot easier,” Ravens safety Bernard Pollard told the New York Daily News in September.
“It’s going to allow us to put more emphasis on the game with a video element.”
The NFL’s in-field cameras have gotten a lot of attention lately, especially after the Patriots came up with a brilliant strategy in the 2014 AFC Championship game to put them on the sideline during the first half.
In a way, it was a great way to capture the players on their own turf.
But the Patriots were playing in front of a TV audience, and they had to go to the sideline for the replay, which was a little less convenient.
(For context, this is the same game that featured two touchdowns in the final seconds, including a two-point conversion.
That score was a touchdown by the Ravens, but it was also an interception by Patriots quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo.)
The Ravens, however, have experimented a little more with replay, with some fans cheering on the Ravens when the cameras aren’t on and others booing them when they are.
They also experimented with a replay system during the 2013 Super Bowl.
(The Patriots won that game in overtime, but the replay did not count, and the Patriots didn’t score.)
“There is no question in my mind, when the Ravens played the Patriots, the fans were going to boo them.
The Patriots have done a good job of creating a climate for that,” NFL commissioner Robert Kraft told reporters in July.
“We’ve seen a lot more emotion than ever before.
There is a little bit of an element of that, but that’s not a bad thing.”
The New York Jets and the San Diego Chargers are the only other teams that have experimented in this way.
The two teams play each other this season.
The Chargers and Jets both have cameras on the goalposts, and fans will be able to watch them as they play.
The Jets also have a video replay system on the practice field, while the Chargers have no video.
The Bills, who haven’t experimented with any replay at all, are the first team to have a live video replay in practice this season, according to Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk.
(On Sunday, the Jets are scheduled to play the New Orleans Saints.)
“It will be fun,” offensive tackle Donald Stephenson told ESPN’s Ed Werder.
“I think it’s going have a lot to do with the fact that it’s a new game.
And we’ll see how it works.”
While many of the new technology additions in the new game will likely benefit the players, some fans may find that the new experience will be more of a challenge than they were expecting.
That’s because the game will require players to adjust their play to match the new technologies, said former New York Giants defensive end Jonathan Martin.
“It’ll be different,” Martin said.
“You’re not going to be able do what you were doing the last time you played.
That may not be the best thing to do, but I think it’ll be good for the game.
It’ll be like a new year.”
The concept of replay is gaining popularity, too.
“This is the first time we’ve seen the replay element, but we’ve been doing it since the 1970s,” former Denver Broncos linebacker Ray Lewis