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Monday, October 20, 2014

Articles tagged: NFL overtime

Packers players admitted they thought there would be second overtime

Here’s something that will shock you: Some NFL players still don’t know the overtime rules. The Green Bay Packers and Minnesota Vikings game ended in a 26-26 tie on Sunday at Lambeau Field. According to Sports Illustrated NFL writer Robert Klemko, some Packers players admitted they thought there would be a second overtime: This is…Read More

About Time NFL Overtime Rules Changed

What the heck took them so long? The NFL has been around since the 1920s but it took them 90 years to come up with a fair overtime system. The League announced that the rules for overtime will be different in the 2010-2011 season, although as of right now it will only apply to postseason…Read More

NFL Should Adapt Overtime Proposal for All Games

The NFL has finally wised up and realized the current overtime system is flawed. Nearly 70% of teams that win the coin flip preceding the extra quarter elect to receive the ball and wind up winning the game in sudden death. Does that sound like a fair way to determine a winner of a game…Read More

Donovan McNabb Didn’t Know There Were Ties, Cost His Team?

One of the more embarrassing games in the NFL this year occurred on Sunday in Cincinnati where the Bengals and Eagles played to a 13-13 tie. Neither team was able to score in the overtime period, resulting in the game being called as a tie — the first in the NFL since 2002. Last month…Read More

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