BR: The Worst Rule In The NFL Must Change Before It Ruins Games That Really Matter

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Rammer
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Fri Nov 17, 2017 8:59 am

yeah, I always thought the fumble in end zone rule was silly.. Maybe it was put in place to prevent teams from fumbling in end zone on purpose.? There should be some penalty for this -like taking ball back 20 yards to the 20 but retain possession.



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beasy333
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Fri Nov 17, 2017 12:13 pm

Yeah this rule sucks. The main reason that this situation keeps happening is in the games where the refs are trying to rig the totals under.

Indisputable video evidence has programed players to dive at the pylon, because historically making contact with the ball against the pylon has been a sure fire way to secure a touchdown.

What the fuck is a pylon?

Can a pylon cause a fumble?

The league needs to have a gps sytem with the ball so it can be pinpointed whether or not the ball left the field of play and when with no judgement call needed. The same with players shoes so they do not have to guess if a play stepped out out bounds.

(If there is no clear recovery by the defense, the ball goes back to the spot where the fumble occurred)



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Fri Nov 17, 2017 12:34 pm

Agree but the Seahawks game really mattered, at least it might.



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beasy333
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Fri Nov 17, 2017 12:37 pm

Technically this play should result in a safety because the ball was unpossessed and went out of bounds in the defending teams endzone. It can not be a touchback because the ball should not be able to advance from a fumble and there was no change of possession.

That would be crazy to see 3rd and 4ft 8in 3cm and 2mm on tv.



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Fri Nov 17, 2017 8:41 pm

Agreed. It’s a total bullshit rule. If you want to punish a team, move the ball back 10 yards from the spot of the fumble or something. But why in the world to you award the other team. SMDH



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