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XFL Rule Changes the NFL Should Consider

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    Won't go into too much detail as this video says it all. But I will say I think the XFL made big improvements on the NFL rules. The game does look more exciting. I like the double forward pass, the overtime shootout rules where no game can ever end in a tie. Don't think there is a change they made that I don't like.

    What do you think? Do you think the NFL should be watching and taking notes? Or is this just different rules the XFL is doing that are maybe cool but the NFL should stay mostly as is?

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    I agree that these all seem really neat and will make the game a lot more exciting. Maybe it's not great for kickers who have been in the league for a long time, but who ever tunes into a game to watch their favorite kicker?!

    Of all of the new rules that the NFL may eventually consider, I like the 1, 2 & 3 point options for PAT's. I also really like that the defense can score in those scenarios.

    It will be interesting to see if the NFL takes any of these ideas seriously. Hopefully they will.

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    BearDown Wrote:

    Of all of the new rules that the NFL may eventually consider, I like the 1, 2 & 3 point options for PAT's. I also really like that the defense can score in those scenarios.

    They should do this. They won't because it would completely start a new era of record books and you would be seeing all kinds of funky scores. Analytics would go straight out the window, at least comparison analytics from past seasons. I think that would make head offices heads spin. But they really really should. Best we can hope for is a few small changes that won't mark a new era in the NFL overnight, like the overtime rules maybe. That's less drastic.

    Or the way the XFL does kickoffs. It looks weird at first but is actually another upgrade, to me: