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Add it to the list of silly NFL fines like Tweeting during games and the wrong shoes color, but Miami Dolphins players will be fined $10,000 for playing Angry Birds. The team distrbuted playersÂ iPadsÂ to learn theÂ 2012Â playbook under the condition it be used for team purposes.
New head coachÂ Joe Philbin will fine players $10,000 for visiting sites Youtube and Twitter orÂ downloading a list ofÂ apps not related to plays.
Despite the restrictions, players are still happy to be in a digital world. Dolphins rookie QB Ryan TannehillÂ said,Â âWe went from a playbook that was five inches thick to a thin iPad. Itâs a lot easier to carry around and study anywhere. Plus, when it comes to film, you can watch it on the plane, take it to your house, wherever. You donât have to be at the facility.â
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The Dolphins have provided players with iPads but have instituted strict policies and fines for inappropriate use, including a $10K fine for downloading Angry Birds.
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âAt some point we got to start working with one guy as opposed to the rest,â receiverÂ Brian HartlineÂ told the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.
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Now that the Miami Dolphins are using iPads as their playbook, they have a lot of rules for their players to abide by, or their pockets will be a little lighter at the end of the day.
âThey gave us a long list of things youâre not supposed to do,â said Dolphins rookie quarterback Ryan Tannehill.
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