“Instead of lugging around playbooks the size of the New York City White Pages, players now have their team-issued iPads updated with new entries,” Berardino reports. “‘It’s convenient,’ wide receiver Davone Bess said. ‘Every day we were getting stacks and stacks of papers with the installs. Now they can just download them on the iPad and it’s there — Bam!'”
Berardino reports, “So the Dolphins won’t be killing as many trees under Joe Philbin as they did under Tony Sparano.”
MacDailyNews Take: Paging Greenpeace… Greenpeace free PR addicts… Hello? Hmm, must still be chained to that tree.
Berardino reports, “This new approach truly brings the Dolphins into the modern-day NFL. ‘I love it,’ Dolphins running back Reggie Bush said. ‘It makes it so much simpler, and obviously that’s where technology has taken us nowadays. It’s amazing, and I’m glad we got it.'”
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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Manny S.” for the heads up.]
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