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Make the first OT a 15 minute period, BUT NOT sudden death. If it’s still tied then you go to the current rules. These games are too important to not have some of the great players (Mahomes 2018 and Allen tonight) not get to touch the ball even once. It’s already a war of attrition as it is, so why would one more period matter? At least your giving both teams a chance. BUT PLEASE, NO GIMMICKS to determine a winner!!
I love your idea, however, thats why it is like it is now, because games were going to a full quarter of OT and sometimes more and I suppose they were afraid of injury if they went much longer.

I use to love OT, back when it was OT, not Sudden death.
 
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I love your idea, however, thats why it is like it is now, because games were going to a full quarter of OT and sometimes more and I suppose they were afraid of injury if they went much longer.

I use to love OT, back when it was OT, not Sudden death.

My apologies, this is just for postseason
 
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BTW, It’s always been sudden death, hasn’t it? The only thing that’s changed (and IMO, this at least is for the better) is that the team that won the coin toss can’t win on a first possession FG.
 
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BTW, It’s always been sudden death, hasn’t it? The only thing that’s changed (and IMO, this at least is for the better) is that the team that won the coin toss can’t win on a first possession FG.
I don't know for sure, I was thinking back in the day, they played a whole quarter .... maybe not.
Maybe teams were just too exhausted to move the ball and the quarter went quickly.
Then again, back then they were mostly running teams that passed when they needed too.

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Your right, its always been Sudden Death, the game I remember most is that 1971 Christmas Day OT game with KC and Miami, seemed like it went all night.
It ended up going into the 6th quarter as obviously No one scored in the 5th quarter.
80 minutes.
 
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The CFL had OT right years ago. they had two 5 minute halves. it didn't last too long and both teams got the ball. at least once. now they use the college format. uck
 
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Three things about the game last night.
1. OT Rules are stupid, that the other team gets a drive on a FG, but if it's a TOUCHDOWN, they don't.
2. SQUIIB KICK!!! Jeez, As SOON as I saw him boot it in the endzone, I told my daughter what was going to happen - and it happened.
3. Dear Bills Defense. It's called TACKLING!

Oh, and Josh Allen is one HELL of a Quarterback!
 
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When the Bills kickoff with :14 left went into the endzone and I saw the "defense" the Bills employed on that last Chiefs possession in regulation, I knew Mahomes had a shot.

Why they didn't squib the ball and make a few seconds come off?

What's the old saying about prevent defenses?
 
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Three things about the game last night.
1. OT Rules are stupid, that the other team gets a drive on a FG, but if it's a TOUCHDOWN, they don't.
2. SQUIIB KICK!!! Jeez, As SOON as I saw him boot it in the endzone, I told my daughter what was going to happen - and it happened.
3. Dear Bills Defense. It's called TACKLING!

Oh, and Josh Allen is one HELL of a Quarterback!

Did Tyreek Hill have oil all over his uniform last night? On at least 4 different occasions he squirmed his way out of sure tackle. I get that he’s the fastest player in the NFL, but he’s not exactly big and these tacklers were squared up on him.

And yes, Josh Allen is one hell of a QB. Not only is he talented, but I love the way he carries himself. Like no moment is too big for him. I’ve been saying the same thing about Mahomes for 4 years now.
 
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Here we go again, up by 3 with 12 seconds to go so here's what we're going to do, let's go to a 3 man rush that way Mahomes will not be harrassed and will have time to complete a couple of passes and get within field goal range but at least we won't give up the big play (hah!). Whatcha think, sound good? I am so sick and tired of coaches that still think this is a good strategy. Watch the replay, the Bills line 4 up but only rush 3. What is the 4th guy doing? Is he a Mahomes spy? Don't know, he just stands there. I just know the only thing a prevent defense does is prevent you from winning. The team, and especially Josh Allen, deserved better while the coach deserves a good kick in the seat of his pants.
 
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Here we go again, up by 3 with 12 seconds to go so here's what we're going to do, let's go to a 3 man rush that way Mahomes will not be harrassed and will have time to complete a couple of passes and get within field goal range but at least we won't give up the big play (hah!). Whatcha think, sound good? I am so sick and tired of coaches that still think this is a good strategy. Watch the replay, the Bills line 4 up but only rush 3. What is the 4th guy doing? Is he a Mahomes spy? Don't know, he just stands there. I just know the only thing a prevent defense does is prevent you from winning. The team, and especially Josh Allen, deserved better while the coach deserves a good kick in the seat of his pants.
The Giants didn’t beat the Patriots in the Super Bow playing prevent defense in the end. They did what worked the entirety of the game.

Regardless, the Super Bowl was played last night and it was a classic. Allen is starting to get the respect he deserves. I was definitely pulling for the Bills to win it all.
 

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