Originally Posted by Errant Hothy
If it is a 40 second play clock, and it is, and you start it at the change from 40 to 39, which the NFL does, then you have to count the time between 00.9 till 00.0 or it is only a 39 second play clock.
I'm still not convinced. I see what you are saying, but I still think the rules say zero is zero. There is no grey area.