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Offline Porforis  
#16 Posted : Saturday, December 8, 2012 8:44:52 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: gbguy20 Go to Quoted Post
i am sure i am missing something, but what does this have to do with kickoffs or the lack there of?


If they went ahead and gave you 4th and 15 instead of giving you a kickoff, any sort of defensive penalty giving an automatic first down would be huge.

Not to say it's a huge concern IMO but the penalty would be extra costly here.
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#17 Posted : Saturday, December 8, 2012 11:12:19 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: Porforis Go to Quoted Post
If they went ahead and gave you 4th and 15 instead of giving you a kickoff, any sort of defensive penalty giving an automatic first down would be huge.


still have no idea what you guys are talking about.

edit: just went through the rest of the thread. Are these comments based on the idea that after a score there would be some sort of 4th down and not just the other team getting the ball at the 20? where did that come from?
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#18 Posted : Saturday, December 8, 2012 2:38:06 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: gbguy20 Go to Quoted Post
still have no idea what you guys are talking about.

edit: just went through the rest of the thread. Are these comments based on the idea that after a score there would be some sort of 4th down and not just the other team getting the ball at the 20? where did that come from?


If you score a FG or TD, you kick the ball to the other team...currently... the proposed alternative from Roger Goodell is instead of kicking off, the team whom scored retains the ball on the 30 yard line on a 4th and 15 situation to which they can go for it (simulating the opportunity of an onsides kick) or they can elect to Punt the ball.

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Offline gbguy20  
#19 Posted : Saturday, December 8, 2012 3:04:53 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: Zero2Cool Go to Quoted Post
If you score a FG or TD, you kick the ball to the other team...currently... the proposed alternative from Roger Goodell is instead of kicking off, the team whom scored retains the ball on the 30 yard line on a 4th and 15 situation to which they can go for it (simulating the opportunity of an onsides kick) or they can elect to Punt the ball.


Based on the injury stats for punt and kickoff plays posted earlier in the thread, what the hell would this idea accomplish?
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