The League

THE QUESTION

Are Fewer Holding Calls An Offensive Advantage?

With holding calls at a 20 year low and quarterbacks getting historic levels of protection, has the NFL given offenses too much leeway?

Posted by Emil Steiner on October 9, 2008 11:18 AM
FROM THE PANEL

Stop Holding Back Defense

It's ridiculous, why don't you just leave the defense on the sidelines?

Posted by Charles Mann, on October 9, 2008 11:44 AM

No Defending Too Much Offense

Without question, fewer holding calls provide offenses with a decided competitive advantage.

Posted by Gene Wang, on October 9, 2008 11:40 AM

It's Not Helping Scores

If the NFL was trying to increase scoring with this, it's not really working.

Posted by Doug Farrar, on October 9, 2008 11:30 AM

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