Surface tablets for officiating reviews takes hold in NFL
August 11, 2017
NEW YORK (AP) — Alberto Riveron sounds genuinely excited about the NFL's decision to use Microsoft Surface tablets for referees to watch replay.
That procedure began in earnest with last week's Hall of Fame game between Dallas and Arizona. The technology worked like a charm, with the one coach's challenge settled in quick order by referee Jerome Boger and the officiating staff in New York.
"It definitely offers an opportunity after the referee signals there is a review to expedite the process of getting to the video," Riveron says. "We're not hurrying the process of reviewing the videos o...