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Old 07-18-2011   #1
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Default T NFL games are about to get longer and more replay-filled

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Hey, here's something I hate. An increased number of booth reviews in the 2011 season is going to lead to longer games, says the NFL's former vice president of officiating.

A new rule goes into effect this year stating that every scoring play that happens in the course of an NFL game will be automatically reviewed by the replay official. Here's an explanation of that process from Mike Pereira at FOXSports.com:

If an official rules a score (touchdown, field goal, safety or extra point) during a game, the replay official will automatically review the play. If there is any question as to whether the ruling is correct, they will buzz down to the referee and ask him to come to the monitor to review the play. If the replay official confirms the ruling is correct, they will buzz the referee indicating he is clear to let the scoring team attempt the extra point, or kick off if the scoring play was a field goal, safety or extra-point attempt. A coach will not be allowed to challenge the ruling of a score. The intent is to save the coach from having to challenge the ruling of a score and, thus, increase his chances of not running out of challenges or timeouts.

Overkill.

http://sports.yahoo.com/nfl/blog/shu...urn=nfl-wp3507
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Default Re: T NFL games are about to get longer and more replay-filled

Does the aaverage fan really care if a good game is 2:56 or 3:12? I just never really remember having this discussion at a bar or freind's house.
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Default Re: T NFL games are about to get longer and more replay-filled

Isn't this what colleges do right now, except they check every play? I don't see it being an issue unless its a questionable catch or whether they broke the plane of the goal line. I mean,it takes a few minutes celebrate the TD then get the special teams on the field. The play can be replayed a few times in that time, same as they do on the broadcast.
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Default Re: T NFL games are about to get longer and more replay-filled

I don't think this will add too much time to the game. A few minutes at most. I do wish they would get rid of the damn commercials after kickoffs though.
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Default Re: T NFL games are about to get longer and more replay-filled

Replays on all scores FTMFW!!!

With our high powered offense that's more time to down the $7.50 brews at Reliant!
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Default Re: T NFL games are about to get longer and more replay-filled

As long as the right call is made, I don't think it's a bad thing.
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Default Re: T NFL games are about to get longer and more replay-filled

This reminds me of that blown review that they pulled on Arian against San Diego last year. I still can't believe they called it an incompletion.
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Default Re: T NFL games are about to get longer and more replay-filled

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This reminds me of that blown review that they pulled on Arian against San Diego last year. I still can't believe they called it an incompletion.
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Default Re: T NFL games are about to get longer and more replay-filled

I think as long as it's more of a behind-the-scenes type of replay, it'll be fine. It's not like every single play isn't replayed at least once to the viewers at home anyway. If it can stay hidden when there's no need for it but pop up when there is a genuine concern then right on.

If it's going to be some dirge in the middle of every touchdown, screw it.
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