OMG! The Extra Point in football just got WAY more exciting!

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  1. Stevie

    Stevie Now go...Ohm.

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    NFL owners approved the Competition Committee's proposal on extra points for the 2015 season.

    The NFL announced the extra point will now be kicked from the 15-yard line with two-point conversions remaining at the 2-yard line. The new rule also gives the defense the ability to score two points on returns.

    According to the rule change, if the defense returns a blocked extra point or failed two-point try for a touchdown (i.e. on an interception), they will be awarded two points. Under the previous rule the ball was dead on a failed try.



    WHOOOOOOOOOOOOOO HOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!



    :facepalm:
     
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    Goodell earned his 44 million yearly salary just for that, anything else is gravy.
     
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    garbage
     
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    Kraft sucked off Goodell's shaft to get a two gamer for Brady
     
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    Hmm... will this mean kickers will lose fantasy points if the defense stuffs 'em?? :eek:
     
  6. Mack

    Mack Well-Known Member

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    They need to quit fucking with shit and leave the game as pure as possible.
     
  7. beatlejaws

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    The Patriots, right now, are working on a way around the rule.
     
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    This sounds like some dumb tweak of the rules. How about bringing back kickoff runbacks?
     
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    Beat me to it. Watching guys like Devin Hester and Deion Sanders returning kickoffs was some of the most exciting stuff in the game and they turned that into a tepid catch the ball and sit on it in the back of the endzone, or watch the ball sail past the endzone.
     
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  10. Sea Slob

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    @EasyJesus how is this going to affect your NFL betting? :munch: I would steer clear for a while and see how it shakes out
     
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    Two points isn't worth running the length of the field for.
     
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    Clown league on the decline. :giggle:
     
  13. EasyJesus

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    I had a rough year last season, I'm def going in conservative this year :grad:

    BTW, took Jimmy Walker and Ryan Palmer for this weekend :dance:

    and you were right about the Wizards bet :down:
     
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    That's hilarious.
     
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    Won't change much as far as extra point strategy goes. A successful 33 yard field goal is probably still in the 90-95% range. 2 point conversion is still about 50%
     
  16. Sea Slob

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    Put $500 on a game and you need that one point to win, then get back to me :nocheer:
     
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    If the ball is mishandled by the holder can they make a play for the endzone and would it be worth 2 points if completed?
     
  18. Stevie

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    Good question.
     
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    Is being a rapist, murderer of wife beater worth any extra points of just cash bonuses?
     
  20. BrulesRules

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    Should have stuck to MLS, you had a good thing going.