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The Extra Point

Discussion in 'Tennessee Titans and NFL Talk' started by Scarecrow, Jan 20, 2014.

  1. Renfro95

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    Give defense incentive in the PAT then. This "better" game of football is driving me nuts. The only change I wanna see is the ones that bring physical play back into the game. Dont give me garbage about reviewing penalties for hits. Let 'em hit. I know I seem like I am dragging my knuckles here, but of all that can be repaired, you wanna talk about a PAT?! There is always still that chance that it can be missed, a botched snap....and it effects the game. Rare? Yes, but it does happen.
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  2. RavensShallBurn

    RavensShallBurn Ruck the Favens

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    I am totally fine with removing extra points.

    2 point conversions become 1 point conversions.

    Nothing really changes. It just saves 30 seconds of real time (not game time) every time a team scores a TD.

    I'm too lazy to check out the article, but some here have mentioned the fact that 2 point conversions would still be in play. I highly doubt that... they'd be 1 point conversions.
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  3. 520

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    maybe the only way YOU can
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  4. Two Kings

    Two Kings NJ Titan

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    This sounds good to me. Honestly the extra point is worthless.
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  5. Deuce Wayne

    Deuce Wayne Damnit, I cant find my driving moccasins anywhere!

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    It's understood today in the NFL it's almost impossible to block an extra point unless you're offsides.

    Like when Pollard did it for us.
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  6. Alex1939

    Alex1939 Old Man Tip Jar Donor

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    Special Teams are important part of the game. I don't like the idea of removing the extra point, boring play or not.
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  7. 520

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    really is it understood. they understand that, really.
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  8. LosingBy3

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    There may be no incentive, but it'd save time instead of making the special teams go out for something thats basically handed to you.

    Either that, or move going for 1 and going for two back about ten yards for 2, twenty plus for a PAT.
    Add some distance, make it harder on the kickers, make them earn it, instead of just taking it.
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  9. Fry

    Fry Hatin' is what I do.

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    Yeah, sounds great until you're at the opponent's 35 with 15 seconds left and down two. Time to trot the punter out there and hope for the best!
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  10. Deuce Wayne

    Deuce Wayne Damnit, I cant find my driving moccasins anywhere!

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    Nah. You gotta up your lateral game at that point.

    We're going to make this league fun again.
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