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NFL moves up kickoff to 35-yard line

Discussion in 'Sports, Hobbies & Interests' started by Packman73, Mar 22, 2011.

  1. Mar 22, 2011 at 9:14 PM
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    NFL moves up kickoff to 35-yard line
    Teams voted Tuesday to move kickoffs from the 30- to 35-yard line and prohibit a running head start of more than five yards for members of the coverage team.

    They are taking away one of the most exciting plays in football! Lame!
     
  2. Mar 22, 2011 at 9:25 PM
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    not a fan, but better than what they had talked about. At least they're not movin the touchback up to the 25.

    They even mentioned gettin rid of kick offs all together! They're ruining the game.
     
  3. Mar 22, 2011 at 9:28 PM
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    Yeah I agree, its kind of crapy.. But looking at it, most of these guys get up to full speed in the first 10 yards. So I think the point on the NFL is mute. Just my $.02
     
  4. Mar 22, 2011 at 9:39 PM
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    No doubt about it.
     
  5. Mar 22, 2011 at 9:46 PM
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    Do you guys have a 55 yard line like in the CFL ?
     
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    From what I understand, they did this for 'player safety.' I personally don't care to appease to multi-million salaried players' safety by decreasing the enjoyment of the game. For how much the sport makes, you'd think they could find even better ways to improve safety without changing dynamics so drastically. :(
     
  7. Mar 22, 2011 at 10:02 PM
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    I agree. I also don't mind them doing steroids either.let them die young from liver/kidney failure:D
     
  8. Mar 23, 2011 at 4:37 AM
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    nope, 50 is mid-field
     
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    the NFL isn't a "game" it is an entertainment product.
     
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