Chiefs’ Patrick Mahomes calls for microchips in balls

Chiefs’ Patrick Mahomes calls for microchips in balls

 [Ed. – Sounds painful.]

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes said he’s an advocate for a microchip or other technology to help officials make calls around the goal line.

Mahomes explained … the number of players in a goal-line pile often makes it too difficult to make an accurate call from the sideline:

I’ve always thought the chip in the ball has to happen sometime, where if you cross the line, it just tells you a touchdown. But it’s also the human error thing. It’s kind of like baseball, balls and strikes. It’s just part of the game. The biggest thing to me is when they get in the pile by the end zone, there is literally no way to tell if he’s in the end zone or not. It’s like you said, it’s just whatever they call. … I’m sure it’ll happen soon enough.

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