Re: NFL could change overtime format for playoffs
Originally Posted by cumberlandreds
Why not play one extra 15 minute overtime of regular football. The team that scores the most points win. In the regular season if both teams are still tied at the end of the OT then call it a tie. in the Playoffs if both teams are still tied then go to sudden death format like it is now. That way both teams would have had equal opportunity to win in overtime.
I think its TV. They don't want their schedule wrecked. Another quarter adds 30-45 minutes which goes over into the next game or into 60 Minutes.
With sudden death, games don't usually go that long.
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