How NFL Equipment Works

The Locker Room

Miles' world is an extremely interesting one. It involves everything from knowing each player -- his preferences and individual injuries -- personally so that the right equipment provides maximum protection, to making sure that all of that equipment is on hand in the locker room.

The Panthers' locker room inside Ericsson Stadium

It also involves an unbelievable number of parts stored in bins, cabinets, racks and crates.

The equipment room contains millions of pieces all stored in bins, cabinets, boxes and racks.

The customization of player equipment, like these chin straps, means that every piece comes in a huge array of styles and sizes.

The equipment room also includes cubby holes where players and staff can store stuff.