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Seattle Seahawks play to win with smart data and intelligent insights


Every professional athlete’s worst fear is a career-ending injury. And each match and training session becomes a gamble in which they risk everything to leave their name in the pages of history. Thing is, having an injury-free career is almost impossible, and as the years pass, the question becomes when they’ll happen instead of if they’ll happen. Such was the case of Seattle Seahawks cornerback Deshawn Shead, who in the Divisional Round of the 2016 playoffs suffered a torn ACL while playing against the Atlanta Falcons.

In this video, you’ll learn the compelling story of how he managed to overcome his injury thanks to the help of incredibly talented medical professionals aided by real-time data collected during his therapy sessions. After watching it, you’ll gain insights into how modern sports teams are using digital tools like Microsoft Azure to complement their medical teams and ensure their athletes enjoy long, successful careers.