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Re: Week Three of the 2019 NFL Playoffs!!!

I think the OT rules are fine. Football consists of offense and defense.If you don’t win the toss then get out there and stop them.  

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Re: Week Three of the 2019 NFL Playoffs!!!


@Sunshine45 wrote:

maybe they could just add an extra challenge or 2 (one each half?)......a challenge where a penalty COULD be challenged.

 

does anyone else think that they teams should play an entire quarter again if the game ends in a tie? really wondering how FAIR a coin toss is at the end of the game and how FAIR it is that if a team scores a touchdown on the first posession they are automatically the winners. maybe they should just play an entire quarter to make it more fair?


@Sunshine45

 

There was quite a discussion about this on Golic & Wingo.  I'm all for OT going a full quarter, because I'd rather see both teams play it out.  It seems whoever wins the coin toss has a definite advantage and usually wins.  And with the salary cap its hard for a team to be completely balanced, so a team that has a weaker defense and an explosive offense has a definite disadvantage if they lose the coin toss and they have to go with their weaker defense, and never get a chance to play the stronger part of their team and what got them to the championship game in the first place...

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Re: Week Three of the 2019 NFL Playoffs!!!

I think the rules are fine. It’s the luck of the draw and everyone has an equal chance of calling the toss. The fact that the first score must be a TD compensates for the advantage the winner of the toss has over the team who lost the toss.
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Re: Week Three of the 2019 NFL Playoffs!!!


@Sunshine45 wrote:

NFL could make pass interference reviewable

 

https://www.cbssports.com/nfl/news/nfl-could-make-pass-interference-reviewable-in-wake-of-disastrous...


IMO pass interference was the least of that call...or non-call. It was a helmet-to-helmet hit on a defenseless receiver. That at least should’ve been called. If the player hadn’t gotten up from the ground and had to be carted off in a neck brace, I wonder if that would’ve changed their opinion about whether to call it or not.

 

 

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Re: Week Three of the 2019 NFL Playoffs!!!

again, there were numerous blown call during that game.....

 

 

 

how about the face mask non call for the ramst goff?

 

https://twitter.com/camdasilva/status/1087120351098781697/video/1

 

or this face mask non call for the rams cooks?

 

https://twitter.com/Tigerdeanie7/status/1087137914096500736/photo/1

 

 

 

@esme

 

of course there was the pass interference no call that everyone is talking about.

 

https://twitter.com/NickBromberg/status/1087122696817778688/photo/1

 

 

not sure if the helmet to helmet contact would have been a foul. not sure that that met the criteria for helmet to helmet foul call?

 

 The rule officially reads, "Lowering the head to initiate contact with the helmet is a foul."

 

 

 

ALL of these could have made differences in the game if they had been called. a 15 yard penalty is always a big deal.

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