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NFL to Change Playoff Overtime Rule?

The NFL is reportedly considering changing its rules for overtime in the Playoffs.

Under the new format, both teams would get the ball at least once unless the first team to get the ball scores a touchdown, Greg Aiello said. If the first team to get the ball makes a field goal and the other team ties the game, action would continue until a team scores again.

Under the current rules, the first team to score wins.

I'm not the biggest fan of sudden death, but it seems to me this proposal offers a lot of the same problems. After the first series, it becomes sudden death again. A team can still win the game without the other side touching it. One team still will get to touch it more than the other.

I say just have a pair of 7:30 periods. The team with the most points after the two periods wins.