One of the concerns raised about the new rule change is the possibility that the receiving team could get the opening possession of overtime and milk the majority of the clock before kicking a go-ahead field goal. While the other team would be entitled to a possession of their own, that team could be left with little clock left to work with.
People are worried about 10-minute drives, Arians said. I don’t know if I’ve ever seen a 10-minute drive. I guess there have been a couple. If you get the ball ran on you for 10 minutes, you deserve to lose anyway.
Matt Forte Limited Jersey Had the overtime rule been in effect in 2016, Arians may not have had to tinker with his playcalling much. After the Arizona and Seattle traded field goals, Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer connected with J.J. Nelson on a 40-yard pass play that left the team 5 yards from the end zone with just over five minutes left in overtime.
The league won’t be limited to former pros, though.
We’ll try to find a 60-year-old guy with a beer gut who can stand in and be a quarterback of one of our teams, Lewis said.
Finally, a chance for the Monday morning quarterback you know to get his shot.
The games will be in a 7-on-7 format and will be played on a regulation field for a full 60 minutes.
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Flag football is fun, no matter who’s playing it. Mixing in elite athletes like Vick and Forsett just means that we can’t wait until the American Flag Football League is up and running.