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The Pro Bowl is a waste of time. Just another chance for a player to sustain an injury. Nothing is gained by going to the Pro Bowl, except more dollars flowing into the NFL coffers. In the MLB All Star game, the winner, at least gets home field advantage in the World Series. What does the winner of the Pro Bowl get? A two headed coin for the first coin toss of the upcoming regular season? A tour of the vikings hall of fame with an emphasis on their could've been-should've been trophies in that empty trophy case? Nope, not even that!

GBFanForLife posted:

The NFL is going to try a new rule where the team that scored can choose to take the ball again at the 25 but they have to get 15 yards in 1 play to keep the ball

Dumb. All that will do is lengthen games as we get to watch while the coach agonizes over whether to do it or not, then they send in the squad to try it, then watch the play, then they change squads whether they made it or not, etc. If the NFL doesn't want to have a kickoff, then just give it to the other team at the 25 after every score. If the score is close and you are down, then you can choose to go for an onside kick, but make it the old way and not today's rule where the kicking team gets it only once in a blue moon.

Fandame posted:
GBFanForLife posted:

The NFL is going to try a new rule where the team that scored can choose to take the ball again at the 25 but they have to get 15 yards in 1 play to keep the ball

Dumb. All that will do is lengthen games as we get to watch while the coach agonizes over whether to do it or not, then they send in the squad to try it, then watch the play, then they change squads whether they made it or not, etc. If the NFL doesn't want to have a kickoff, then just give it to the other team at the 25 after every score. If the score is close and you are down, then you can choose to go for an onside kick, but make it the old way and not today's rule where the kicking team gets it only once in a blue moon.

Itโ€™s really just an alternative to the onside kick. Only for use in desperation. I kind of like it. Too much risk (giving the other team the ball at the 25 or so) to use any other time.

probably a slight better chance of success than current onside rules.