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NFL 1st and Future

NFL 1st and Future

About the 1st and Future Program

1st and Future is the NFL's annual Super Bowl competition designed to spur innovation in player health, safety and performance.

Seven finalists gathered in Miami for the 2020 competition to compete for $150,000 in prize money and tickets to the coveted Super Bowl LIV game between the San Francisco 49ers and the Kansas City Chiefs. Information about the winners and their innovative ideas is below.

Check back in late 2020 for more details on next year's competition.

2020 WINNERS

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ANALYTICS COMPETITION

ANALYTICS COMPETITION

Winners Ben Jenkins and Steve Jenkins completed an analysis of NFL data to help uncover factors that contribute to lower limb injuries.

INNOVATIONS WINNER

INNOVATIONS WINNER

Protect3D: Leverages 3D scanning and printing technologies to give medical professionals the ability to create anatomically-precise protective devices, each intended to be optimized for an individual athlete's comfort, mobility and protection.

INNOVATIONS RUNNER-UP

INNOVATIONS RUNNER-UP

Plantiga: Combines sensor insoles and artificial intelligence that analyze how people move to improve health, injury rehabilitation and performance.

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1st and Future Past Winners