NFL Overtime: Win the Coin Toss, Win the Game

Posted: 11th September 2009 by Hentley Small in NFL
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As I watched last night's game between the Tennessee Titans and the Pittsburgh Steelers with some friends at a local bar, I came to realize two things: I love NFL football so much, and I hate the overtime rules.   I hate the rules as much as I love the game and not because my beloved Titans were the victims. The rules just don't seem fair or commensurate with the ideals of a struggle so fierce that four quarters and 60 minutes couldn't solve it.   Everything else in the NFL is so complex, why is this so simple (and wrong)? For the record, it's not wrong because my team lost. This has been a point of contention for many years for many a fan.   I've despised the overtime rules for as long as I can remember, but on opening night, it really hit home for me when one of my friends ...

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