Brett Favre OT Rules and the Lost Finale: Two Unending Arguments

May 27, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The NFL recently changed the rules for overtime in the playoffs, but declined this week to make the same changes for the regular season.
The change in overtime rules, now preventing the game from ending in a first-possession field goal, came after Minnesota Vikings quarterback Brett Favre never touched the ball in overtime in the NFC Championship game this year. 
Some, like myself, have since dubbed it the “Brett Favre Overtime Rule” because the fact he didn’t get a chance to win the game in overtime seems to be the event that prompted the NFL owners to stop tabling discussion on overtime rules changes and do something.
This view has prompted argument, specifically in a piece written  yesterday here , and a piece written on Feb. 28 here .
This past Sunday, the obsessively watchable TV series “Lost” had its series finale, and the last 10 minutes of cutting between the Island and the “Flash Sideways” at t...

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