Patriots vs. Chiefs showed us (again) NFL overtime rules are terrible

Patriots vs. Chiefs showed us (again) NFL overtime rules are terrible

We didn’t get to see Patrick Mahomes. That alone should tell the NFL that its overtime rules are fundamentally flawed. It was overtime in Patriots-Chiefs, the AFC Championship game, after one of the most thrilling fourth …

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What are the NFL overtime rules in the playoffs?

What are the NFL overtime rules in the playoffs?

In the NFL playoffs, ties are obviously not an option. Someone has to win, so the overtime format does differ from what we see in the regular reason. NFL playoff overtime is played in 15-minute …

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Why the Rams benched Todd Gurley for C.J. Anderson

Why the Rams benched Todd Gurley for C.J. Anderson

Five touches. That’s all Todd Gurley, the highest-paid running back in NFL history, got during the Rams’ 26-23 win over the Saints in the NFC Championship Game. Gurley averaged 22.5 touches per game in the …

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Sean Payton's coaching cost the Saints more than any blown call

Sean Payton's coaching cost the Saints more than any blown call

For a second consecutive year, the Saints lost a playoff game they had no business losing. A year ago, it was the Minneapolis Miracle that sent New Orleans home for the offseason. This time around, …

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Rams' Greg Zuerlein turned the Saints' ice attempt into a monster game-winning kick

Rams' Greg Zuerlein turned the Saints' ice attempt into a monster game-winning kick

Rams kicker Greg Zuerlein showed all NFL kickers how do handle high-pressure kicks after ice attempts: Kick the dang football 70 yards right down the middle. GREG THE LEG-END pic.twitter.com/2aA72Rirmb — The Checkdown (@thecheckdown) January …

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NFL fans were stunned by Saints-Rams officials' egregious no-call on a clear pass interference

NFL fans were stunned by Saints-Rams officials' egregious no-call on a clear pass interference

As someone who watches a lot of football, I’ve witnessed a fair share of pass interference penalties. The NFL officials in Sunday’s NFC Championship Game have probably also seen a great deal of pass interference …

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