The Pittsburgh Steelers smacked the shit out of the Tennessee Titans last night on Thursday Night football but the real story was the new camera angle NBC was using for the broadcast.
Finally, after years of using the skycam for only the flyest plays, they broadcasted an entire game from the offense’s perspective. Shit was lookin’ like Madden!
On the first play of the second half…
— NFL (@NFL) November 17, 2017
When you really think about it, it makes no sense that they haven’t been broadcasting games like this already. The technology was adopted ever since the XFL introduced it back in 2001. 16 years later, the producers are now just starting to get it.
For all NFL fans, and Madden players especially, this is probably one of the greatest things to happen in football all season. How else are you supposed to capture the video game generation than with some video game camera angles?
The people have tweeted and they agree.
Why all networks don't use the sky cam more is beyond me. It's the best view to watch plays develop, or play Madden. #BringBackNCAAFootball
— Steven Albritton (@StevenAlbritton) November 17, 2017
There are 2 types of people:
1)THIS NEW CAMERA ANGLE IS MY PERSONAL EVERYTHING!
2)Oh, the Madden cam before I change the settings.
— danny rouhier (@funnydanny) November 17, 2017
Can really see if a RB has good vision with Madden Cam
— Robert Littal (@BSO) November 17, 2017
The most interesting aspect is actually seeing the running back’s vision and the passing lanes quarterbacks throw into.
You can also truly realize the speed of these athletes once the ball is thrown and the safety comes flying to either pick it off or knock off the receiver’s head. And when you have a superstar pass catcher like Antonio Brown, you can really see how nice he is.
AB went off with 10 catches, 144 yards receiving, and three touchdowns. If you played against him in fantasy, you sick.
Overall, this new Madden cam, skycam, or whatever the fuck you want to call it is stupid lit. Of course some people had to bitch about it because that’s what people on the internet do.
The only thing I don't like about the Madden Cam is it makes it difficult to tell how much yardage a player picked up.
— Christopher Crawford (Not Adrian Beltre) (@Crawford_MILB) November 17, 2017
My first time watching Madden cam view. Awesome, just need to be a BIT farther back to see the whole field.
— Seth Keysor (@RealMNchiefsfan) November 17, 2017
the most frustrating thing to me about Madden Cam is how mad I get at the RBs for missing holes. It’s like watching someone who never played try to play for the first time, and being like, aaaaagghh you should have gone through over there ya dumb idiot.
— Luke Brown (@MLukeBrown) November 17, 2017
Okay dudes, relax. Let’s see you go out there and pick the right holes to run through while 300-pound linemen try to kill you. SMH.
The overall consensus however is that we need this used more and it’s only a matter of time before every station is using it. Fuck it throw college football in there too!
Imagine Chris Hanson playcalling this on NFL Redzone though? I would yack it.
A video game-like experience for a LIVE NFL game!
What to expect from the SkyCam in #TENvsPIT ⤵️
— NFL Network (@nflnetwork) November 17, 2017