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How Would You Make OT More Fair?

The NFL competition committee chose not to recommend changing overtime rules, so what would you do to improve it?

Posted by Emil Steiner on March 19, 2009 10:31 AM

Learning From College

Overtime is one of the areas in which I believe the NCAA has surged past the NFL in being more fan-friendly and fairer to the teams, themselves.

Posted by Rob Rang, on March 20, 2009 2:12 PM

OT's For Postseason

Eliminate regular-season overtime altogether. You play sixty minutes, and if it's all even, that's it.

Posted by Doug Farrar, on March 20, 2009 1:29 AM

March 19th Winner: bigboid

I always thought the rule only needed to be modified just a wee bit: ensure both teams get at least one possession in OT.

Posted by TOP COMMENTER, on March 19, 2009 3:58 PM

NFL OT Unfair

Kornheiser proposes his OT reformation plan, Wilbon sees no need to change it.

Posted by Kornheiser & Wilbon, on March 19, 2009 11:16 AM

First to Six Wins

Why not keep what the NFL has, but make the winning team need to score six points in overtime instead of three?

Posted by Dan Levy, on March 19, 2009 10:59 AM


delOH: Wisely, this rule was left alone. It does not need changed. I am more concerned with the rule changes up for vote. As clearly demonstrated w...

dalee16: I would have OT more like the NHL and have a shootuot.The ball at the 50, a QB,WR, and DB. 3 plays from the 50, 4 seconds per play, most poi...

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