2010 NFL Combine: Brett Favre Postseason Overtime Rules Changes Rumored

February 28, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

While the Combine typically is about the draft prospects, it’s inevitable other NFL business creeps into the conversation.
According to NFL.com, NFL Spokesman Greg Aiello said there will be a discussion at next week’s league meetings about how overtime is conducted in the postseason.
Under the proposed new rules, both teams would get the ball at least once unless the first team with the ball scores a touchdown. If the first team with the ball makes a field goal and the other team ties the game, action would continue until a team scores again.
What should be grabbing everyone’s attention is the fact that Brett Favre never got a chance to touch the football in the overtime period in the NFC Championship game against New Orleans.
Even though there have been tons of overtime NFL games where the star quarterback never saw the field in the fifth quarter, because it happened to Saint Favre, the NFL now is interested in doing something about it.
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