While StatusPRO’s NFL PRO ERA virtual reality game allows fans to quarterback NFL football teams in realistic settings, it does not come with an appearance on a virtual Pat McAfee Show, or with bruised ribs and a broken thumb.

“This is as close as we can get it to the real thing,” said Troy Jones, CEO of developer StatusPRO Inc. “If we didn’t feel like ‘Hey, this is how it is when I make this throw, and this is how it looks when I’m in the pocket, and this is how it looks when I scramble,’ then, you know, we would be trying to do our best to make the necessary changes so it did feel that way. (Andrew Hawkins, StatusPRO’s co-founder) and I like to say: it’s one-to-one, but one-to-one with the most fun parts of playing the game.”

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