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Golden Nuggets: Team Goes Virtual

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Tuesday, July 21st, 2015 edition of the Golden Nuggets, a daily compilation of San Francisco 49ers links from the Internet

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The Niners became the 2nd team in the NFL to incorporate virtual reality technology into their training routine. They signed an agreement with a tech company based out of Palo Alto today to use the company's tech. The technology allows players the ability to watch video based on position using a device that looks like a scuba mask. They will be able to watch plays develop as if they were on the field using this technology.

It was only a matter of time that this would happen. Technology is everywhere in the game and teams are always looking for a way to get an advantage. The Niners, in particular, were always going to be one of the 1st teams to do this being so close to the tech mecca of the world.

It will be interesting to see how the players react to using this technology and see if they benefit from it. Being able to watch plays over and over as well as having live practice can only help the players get better.

49ers Links

Opponent Breakdown (Gin)

Only right that he does. Took too long for Haley to make the Hall | DeBartolo To Present Haley (Maiocco)

It's been a long offseason | Review Of The Offseason (Price)

He's shown to be a good starter | Wilhoite To Continue To Improve (Williams)

Summer Is Longer (Barrows)

Team To Incorporate Virtual Reality Training (Feldman)

It's about time for the team to join | Joining The High-Tech World (Maiocco)