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No. By NFL Rule 7, Section 2: Article 1: Dead Ball Declared. An official shall declare the ball dead and the down ended when: [
Interesting question. The BCS has been plagueing college football for quite some time and the NCAA, among many others have finally have brought up the new College Football Playoff system to try and resolve the former's well documented criticisms. The
Why do most coaches save [time outs] till the end of the game? To stop the clock for the possibility of getting the ball back and the opportunity to score, if necessary. An example is from a 2013 wild card game with the Kansas City Chiefs at the Indi
No. By NFL Rule 7, Section 2: Article 1: Dead Ball Declared. An official shall declare the ball dead and the down ended when: [
No, this has never happened. Until 2002, the Super Bowl was always played in January, and the Winter Olympics almost always begins in February. Now that the Super Bowl is played in February, the events are closer
The simple answer is that a football team will decline a penalty anytime they think that the loss of down with the result of the play is better for them than rerunning the down and taking the penalty yards. This is really a judgement call. In the cas
Denver was not penalized for a false start; they were penalized for illegal motion. The referee's hand signal is the same for both (hands rotating around each other). The NFL's official play-by-play reads: (14:53) (Shotgun) 18-P
Unless the player is injured, the player could physically get up on their own; if they couldn't, there is no way they would be in physical shape enough to play the game. Nearly every play in football, however, ends with someone laying down on the fie
Let's take a look at the 2014 NFL Draft for example. So, when a player is said to be the “first overall pick for a season, does it mean that he was the first one to be drafted by any team for that year? Or does it mean he was just picked in the first
Pass-rushers play the most physically demanding position in the NFL. They have to keep outside containment responsibilities in the running game while dominating offensive tackles on their way to quarterback sacks. If they aren't linemen in a 4-3 defe