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    Why would any team do this??


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    Re: Why would any team do this??

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneGB View Post
    haha I believe my middle school CR McKinley has a 90 yard field for reasons unknown but it was middle school so no one really cared if they played on it.



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    Re: Why would any team do this??

    This has been there since 1972 and it's just now newsworthy? Did I read that wrong?


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    Re: Why would any team do this??

    When DID we decide on 100 yds? Or - 120 really. I've heard some of that history before. Teams used to have fields of 110, 120, 130 yards. Back when the game was really about taking and 'conquering' turf



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    Re: Why would any team do this??

    Quote Originally Posted by MidwestZest View Post
    When DID we decide on 100 yds? Or - 120 really. I've heard some of that history before. Teams used to have fields of 110, 120, 130 yards. Back when the game was really about taking and 'conquering' turf
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    Re: Why would any team do this??

    Quote Originally Posted by MidwestZest View Post
    When DID we decide on 100 yds? Or - 120 really. I've heard some of that history before. Teams used to have fields of 110, 120, 130 yards. Back when the game was really about taking and 'conquering' turf
    ha - that reminded me of one time we were running sprints for rugby and our coach from new zealand (who was not a fan of american football) goes "push yourselves, this is rugby not football - 100 meters is longer than 100 yards!"

    to which somebody mumbled "yeah, by like 3 ft"

    we ran more sprints because of that ... and fun fact from google, its more like 30ft longer. who knew?

    and then I found $20



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    Re: Why would any team do this??

    8 man ball is played on 80 yard fields. Maybe they should go to that


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    Re: Why would any team do this??

    Quote Originally Posted by MidwestZest View Post
    When DID we decide on 100 yds? Or - 120 really. I've heard some of that history before. Teams used to have fields of 110, 120, 130 yards. Back when the game was really about taking and 'conquering' turf
    Major League Baseball teams are free to create the dimensions of their playing field. Maybe these guys are ahead of their time.


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    Re: Why would any team do this??

    So they're building a new scoreboard for their field that they can't play on? That's absolutely brilliant.



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    Re: Why would any team do this??

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonepride View Post
    So they're building a new scoreboard for their field that they can't play on? That's absolutely brilliant.
    Maybe they want sponsors to pony up to put their name on it so they can buy 20 extra yards?



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