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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
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PLUMBER BUBBA: Nah, I think holding calls are pretty bogus anyway. The comentators always quip that "you can call holding on every play", if so then why c...

Cobalt: There is a holding call on just about every single offensive play. They can't call holding every time or it wouldn't be a game. What they h...

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PLUMBER BUBBA :

Nah, I think holding calls are pretty bogus anyway. The comentators always quip that "you can call holding on every play", if so then why call it at all? Let the big linemen push and shove and hold all they want too.

Cobalt :

There is a holding call on just about every single offensive play. They can't call holding every time or it wouldn't be a game. What they have to do is make the calls that matter.

 
 
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