Imagine Sean Payton holding up a Surface tablet instead of a cardboard playsheet on the sideline.
South Florida's pitch to host Super Bowl L was mailed in a three-inch-thick plastic binder to NFL owners two weeks ago. The Bay Area's bid arrived in a more modern package.
Ricardo Lockette is so intent on landing a spot on the 49ers' roster that he bought a white board and markers so he could chart and study plays on his own time.
The 49ers only have a handful of roster openings as they get ready for their first full-squad offseason practice sessions next week.
Jim Tomsula has searched for NFL prospects in Belarus. He's held clinics on American football in Zurich, Paris and Rome. He's helped run kicking camps in Cancun.