The League

THE QUESTION

Are Higher Scores Good For Football?

The NFL is on track for its highest-scoring season ever. Roger Goodell says that's "great for the fans," but are bloated scores a good thing for the sport?

Posted by Emil Steiner on November 28, 2008 9:25 AM
FROM THE PANEL

Artificial Advantages?

When you destroy the equity between offense and defense for ratings, the game quality suffers.

Posted by Doug Farrar, on November 29, 2008 6:36 PM

What the NFL Wants

Take a look at the NFL's TV ratings. The people who run the sport know what they're doing, so don't argue with them.

Posted by Mark Maske, on November 28, 2008 10:34 AM

High Scores = Big Bucks

The more often teams are in the red zone, the more likely the league is to be in the green.

Posted by David Carter, on November 28, 2008 9:27 AM

Enough Shootouts Already

If scores keep going up, why not just tune in for only the fourth quarter?

Posted by Cindy Boren, on November 28, 2008 9:26 AM

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