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Offline Mucky Tundra  
#16 Posted : Tuesday, July 22, 2014 6:11:57 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: nerdmann Go to Quoted Post
More opportunity for officials to determine outcome of games.


Can't imagine it being any worse than it is now.
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#17 Posted : Wednesday, July 23, 2014 6:18:26 PM(UTC)
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Sounds like a great idea. Specially if they make an example out of Dick Sherman in the first game of the year.
I want to go out like my Grandpa did. Peacefully in his sleep.

Not screaming in terror like his passengers.
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#18 Posted : Wednesday, July 23, 2014 8:59:01 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: DarkaneRules Go to Quoted Post
Oh man I really hope they don't follow through with this. It's going to make a lot of these games nearly interolable. Come on NFL... I am trying to love you and you keep pushing me away!


When the games start running 4 hours long and the late games with their higher ad dollar revenue are cut short due to a Washington- Houston snoozer the NFL will rethink and scrap this idea. IIRC they dropped one of their "point of emphasis" campaigns a few years back when i didn't work out the way they had hoped.

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Offline yooperfan  
#19 Posted : Thursday, July 24, 2014 7:31:27 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: wpr Go to Quoted Post
When the games start running 4 hours long and the late games with their higher ad dollar revenue are cut short due to a Washington- Houston snoozer the NFL will rethink and scrap this idea. IIRC they dropped one of their "point of emphasis" campaigns a few years back when i didn't work out the way they had hoped.


Between the advertising and the flags the games have become too long already.
Seeing the end of a night game has become a thing of the past for me.

Except for when the Packers are playing of course.
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Offline Mucky Tundra  
#20 Posted : Thursday, July 24, 2014 8:02:46 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: wpr Go to Quoted Post
When the games start running 4 hours long and the late games with their higher ad dollar revenue are cut short due to a Washington- Houston snoozer the NFL will rethink and scrap this idea. IIRC they dropped one of their "point of emphasis" campaigns a few years back when i didn't work out the way they had hoped.


And to think, it took until only recently for the tv channels to give NFL games 3 1/2 hours of allotted time after years of lying to themselves the games would be over in 3 hours.
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Offline Zero2Cool  
#21 Posted : Thursday, July 24, 2014 8:14:19 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: Mucky Tundra Go to Quoted Post
And to think, it took until only recently for the tv channels to give NFL games 3 1/2 hours of allotted time after years of lying to themselves the games would be over in 3 hours.


Take away all the protection for QB's and WR's and teams will go back to running the ball more often and that'll shorten the game air time.
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