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Old 03-02-2009, 07:28 AM
 
Location: Englewood, Near Eastside Indy
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It's easier to march against a defense than it is to make a stand against an offense, especially when all it takes to win a game is a field goal. If it were an even match, the team that receives the ball in OT would only win the game half the time instead of 60% of the time like they do now -- and by the way, that percentage increased when the kickoff spot was moved back to the 30 yard line. I agree the NCAA has a better overtime scenario. Or, another alternative would be the first team to score at least 5 points wins.
There was a thread on the NFL's overtime rules some time back; but I think this is a good idea. Why not ban field goals in the NFL overtime? You could not really say first to 5; as a safety is only 2 points and should still win you the game if you get one. I think simply banning field goals in OT would really level the playing field without a crapshoot system like the NCAA has.
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Old 03-02-2009, 09:27 AM
 
Location: yeah
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Peewee football beats the crap out of college football. They don't even have a bowl system, let alone a playoff. I love the debate.
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Old 03-02-2009, 09:43 AM
 
Location: Texas
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What is more entertaining to watch: College Football or NFL?
College. That goes for basketball, too. If I had a second choice, it would be high school.
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Old 03-02-2009, 09:55 AM
 
Location: Chicago
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There was a thread on the NFL's overtime rules some time back; but I think this is a good idea. Why not ban field goals in the NFL overtime? You could not really say first to 5; as a safety is only 2 points and should still win you the game if you get one. I think simply banning field goals in OT would really level the playing field without a crapshoot system like the NCAA has.
Well, it doesn't really bother me that a safety could win the game -- as long as the team scoring safety has already scored a field goal. If you get sacked or fumble out of the end zone or whatever on your possession, well, you probably deserve to lose the game. I'm not too keen on banning field goals altogether; it takes too much of the special teams element out of the picture and special teams are still an important part of the game.
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Old 03-02-2009, 12:21 PM
 
Location: Kentucky/ Displaced Texan
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Peewee football beats the crap out of college football. They don't even have a bowl system, let alone a playoff. I love the debate.

once again, you could have a playoff system like the NFL where a team in the Super Bowl the previous season and is 11-5 missed the playoffs. While a team goes 8-8 and gets into the playoffs, like the Pats and Chargers this year. So once more your system isn't perfect either.
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Old 03-02-2009, 01:46 PM
 
Location: yeah
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once again, you could have a playoff system like the NFL where a team in the Super Bowl the previous season and is 11-5 missed the playoffs. While a team goes 8-8 and gets into the playoffs, like the Pats and Chargers this year. So once more your system isn't perfect either.
Once again, if two things are flawed, they are not necessarily equally flawed.
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Old 03-02-2009, 06:13 PM
 
Location: Kentucky/ Displaced Texan
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Once again, if two things are flawed, they are not necessarily equally flawed.

No but I would say one of the best teams in NFL history not making the playoff despite being 11-5 while the 8-8 Chargers do, maybe not the best system.
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Old 03-02-2009, 06:58 PM
 
Location: yeah
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No but I would say one of the best teams in NFL history not making the playoff despite being 11-5 while the 8-8 Chargers do, maybe not the best system.
What? Based on years past??
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Old 03-02-2009, 10:14 PM
 
Location: Kentucky/ Displaced Texan
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What? Based on years past??

So your saying the Pats weren't one of the best teams ever. Does the 11-5 record not give cause to the fact that maybe they were a good team? Or are 8 wins some how better than 11 in your book?
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Old 03-02-2009, 10:31 PM
 
Location: Chicago
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Good thing you're a Packers fan. That means chances are you have plenty of cheese to go with all that whine.
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