Roger Goodell wants to end the PAT

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  1. jdoggivjc

    jdoggivjc Well-Known Member

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  2. whirlybirds

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    I love PAT's and 2PC's. Screw Goodell!
     
  3. Mr Janny

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    meh. First off, it isn't very likely to happen. Second, Oh no! Replace one of the most boring plays in the game with something more exciting? How could he even suggest it!?!
     
  4. mj4cy

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    What the hell is wrong with the NFL the way it is??

    NO we don't want a European team.

    NO we don't want a superbowl in London

    NO we don't need more games

    NO we don't need to change the scoring
     
  5. 3TrueFans

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    I'm not sure if I'm for or against something like that, but if you were creating a new sport and one of the rules you came up with was an act that was going to be converted successfully 99.7% of the time anyways and is basically never exciting or interesting you might consider not adding it at all.
     
  6. Mr Janny

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    The money says "yes we do."
     
  7. Mr Janny

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    This. Goodell has done some dumb things and has earned his haters, but I don't think this is the hill that they want to take their stand on.
     
  8. aeroclone

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    Eh, just the first step in reversing the No Fun League by implementing NFL Blitz rules. Next we will be moving first downs to 30 yards, getting rid of taunting penalties, and allowing WWE style late hits. I can't wait!
     
  9. jdoggivjc

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    Is it broke? No - but then again when has that ever stopped Goodell from trying to fix something that doesn't need to be fixed?
     
  10. 3TrueFans

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    Also encouraged steroid use.
     
  11. Mr Janny

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    Look at the NFL's ratings and income. He seems to be doing a good job of fixing something that isn't broken.

    Also, it's business, show me a company that takes an "if it's not broke don't fix it," approach, and I'll show you a stagnant company.
     
  12. urb1

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    "The extra point is almost automatic," ... Has he ever watched ISU in the past decade?
     
  13. jdoggivjc

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    Except that .3% have cost teams playoff games. I believe the Atlanta Falcons were eliminated from playoff contention one year because they missed an XP that would have tied the game.
     
  14. jdoggivjc

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    You mean it wasn't a $$$ train under Tagliabue? :skeptical:
     
  15. KnappShack

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    He's already made it a penalty to tackle too hard.

    The next step is participation ribbons and group hugs
     
  16. Doc

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    I'd love to see the end of the PAT in the NFL because it's boring, and also because it would hopefully go away at the college level as well. Which would reduce the stress in my life by about half.
     
  17. CyFan61

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    The NFL conversion rate this year on extra points was 99.6%.

    I love this idea and hope that it happens. The PAT is a waste of time. And the proposal would allow teams to "risk" that 7th free point for a chance to get an 8th point - basically keeping the two point conversion - which means that nothing about the game would really change at all.
     
  18. JackDog

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    I definitely in the "not broke dont fix it crowd" however, if you read the comments, I think it would be hilarious if the player who scored the touchdown had to kick the extra point!
     
  19. 3TrueFans

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    I don't know if the fact that a small percentage of the .3% of extra points that are missed are meaningful is a good argument necessarily. Like I say, I don't know if I'd be for or against it, but if they went away I wouldn't care in the slightest.
     
  20. CycloneErik

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    Our kickers don't seem to find their way to the pros.
     

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