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Liberal_Dog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-25-10 11:31 AM
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16. I Can't Stand It Either
I would like to see OT eliminated entirely for regular season games. It is an easy out for coaches.

For the playoffs, I would play one 15 minute quarter. If the game still is not decided, then it would go to sudden death.
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  -I'm THRILLED the Saints won, BUT I hate the way the NFL does overtime. HATE IT. Captain Hilts  Jan-24-10 11:35 PM   #0 
  - But they lost the coin flip, man!  Iggo   Jan-25-10 12:20 AM   #1 
  - Couldn't disagree more  Awsi Dooger   Jan-25-10 12:32 AM   #2 
  - College overtime is fantastic  Hokie   Jan-25-10 07:25 AM   #8 
  - Agreed.  Condem   Jan-25-10 07:29 AM   #9 
  - Not really  JonLP24   Jan-25-10 09:36 AM   #14 
  - The past two seasons have been 50/50  Awsi Dooger   Jan-26-10 12:02 AM   #23 
  - College overtimes are a farce; ZERO chance the NFL will ever adopt similar  Awsi Dooger   Jan-25-10 11:57 PM   #22 
  - then why not simply play an extra quarter  qazplm   Jan-29-10 06:34 PM   #31 
  - Um, Pierre Thomas returned the OT kickoff from a yard deep  KamaAina   Feb-02-10 05:42 PM   #38 
  - College OT sucks.  rep the dems   Jan-31-10 07:01 PM   #34 
  - Guaranteeing the other team a chance with a ball encourages teams to go for touchdowns. nt  Captain Hilts   Jan-25-10 08:22 AM   #11 
  - They blew it by calling heads  Onceuponalife   Jan-25-10 12:38 AM   #3 
  - I'll bet the stats are out there  caraher   Jan-25-10 05:48 AM   #5 
     - I did find one interesting piece on coin flip bias  caraher   Jan-25-10 12:09 PM   #17 
  - I hate the system too  caraher   Jan-25-10 05:47 AM   #4 
  - Yeah, I agree that sudden death  Goblinmonger   Jan-25-10 08:06 AM   #10 
  - Play to win in regulation. Overtime is another way to lose a game.  Auggie   Jan-25-10 05:58 AM   #6 
  - I agree, but that didn't apply yesterday. Nobody played for a tie  caraher   Jan-25-10 07:24 AM   #7 
     - Of course  Auggie   Jan-25-10 09:02 AM   #12 
  - Yeah, but if they played college rules, I'd bet we'd still be watching...n/t  joeybee12   Jan-25-10 09:25 AM   #13 
  - Yeah, because the game would still be going on...  jimnasium   Jan-28-10 12:36 PM   #30 
  - Agreed.  El Supremo   Jan-25-10 11:07 AM   #15 
  - You gotta have play reviews. I'd rather they take an extra couple of minutes  madinmaryland   Jan-25-10 12:20 PM   #18 
  - I Can't Stand It Either  Liberal_Dog   Jan-25-10 11:31 AM   #16 
  - How About You Can Only Win In OT If You Score A TD?  Yavin4   Jan-25-10 04:07 PM   #19 
  - I agree with that  Hippo_Tron   Jan-25-10 07:16 PM   #20 
     - Apparently they've considered making it "first to score 6 in OT wins"  caraher   Jan-25-10 08:32 PM   #21 
        - Didn't know they were considering that, but good to hear! nt  rep the dems   Jan-31-10 07:02 PM   #35 
  - they should change it  DaveinMD   Jan-26-10 11:29 PM   #24 
  - Here's the problem with all the solutions  wilt the stilt   Jan-27-10 07:58 AM   #25 
     - I don't mind that idea  DaveinMD   Jan-27-10 09:15 AM   #26 
  - I have a better OT idea for playoffs  many a good man   Jan-27-10 06:53 PM   #27 
  - Your number is high  JonLP24   Jan-27-10 08:03 PM   #28 
  - Overtime Sucks!!!  jimnasium   Jan-28-10 12:32 PM   #29 
  - I Know I'm A Week Late, But. . .  ProfessorGAC   Jan-30-10 06:05 AM   #32 
     - "Vikes/Saints game was the first playoff game to go to OT in 4 years"  JonLP24   Jan-31-10 10:17 AM   #33 
        - Sorry, You're Right.  ProfessorGAC   Feb-01-10 05:15 AM   #36 
           - 2 years ago, the NFC Championship went into overtime  Harry Monroe   Feb-02-10 05:11 PM   #37 

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