Requiring super majorities is one of the most asinine concepts. It allows a small minority to have control over the majority.San Diego votes on the proposition for a new stadium tomorrow. It requires 2/3 approval to pass. Does anything get 2/3 anymore? From what I've read it's not going to pass which means adios Chargers. It will be a sad day.
Exactly. It's the tyranny of the minority. In this case, it's moot. From what I've found online, C only got about 40% of the vote, so it wouldn't even pass the simple majority test.Requiring super majorities is one of the most asinine concepts. It allows a small minority to have control over the majority.
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I do not like the XP rule that allows the defense to score. I grew up with a extra point attempt being awarded to a team when it scores a touchdown. If always thought of it as a reward for scoring a TD. Why should the team that gave up a TD be rewarded with a chance to score? The defense's reward should be limited to stoping the XP, IMHO.The end of the Denver vs. New Orleans game was crazy. The new extra point rules sure added some excitement there. Having a blocked extra point returned for a score to decide the game is a first for the NFL. That rule has been in college for awhile, but it's a rare occurrence there, too.
On the positive side you have a perfect record.So, my early predictions that were so wrong...
The Jaguars would build on last season's advances and compete for their division title. Nope, did not happen.
Dak Prescott would not go on a winning streak leading the Cowboys at QB. 9 game winning streak, leading both their division and the conference, and ended Tony Romo's career at QB in Dallas. Big Thanksgiving day game on the menu.
The Jets would be the 2nd best team in the AFC East. Nope, total collapse. Fitzpatrick has been awful and they really got nothing out of bringing him back.
The Panthers would repeat as division champions. Ahhh...no.
The Bengals would chase the Steelers for the AFC North division crown all season. Nope, not happening and the Steelers have had to deal with injury issues again and now sit precariously tied at .500 with the Ravens at the top of the division.
The Packers would win the NFC North. Wow, what a collapse. Sure, the Packer defense has been hit with the injury bug but boy they stink. They have been rolled over by the Titans and Redskins and it really looks like they have totally come apart as a team. Is this the end of Mike McCarthy?
The Cardinals would win their division and the Seahawks would be a wild card team. The Cardinals, the most talented team in the league according to football experts...well...they have been amazingly mediocre. The Seahawks turned a slow start to a slow build toward Super Bowl contention. They will win their division and the odds on favorite for NFC Championship game has to be Seahawks at Cowboys. Still, there are 6 games left to play and the Cowboys face a bunch of contenders in that stretch. The Redskins, Vikings, Giants, Lions and Eagles are all in the playoff hunt right now. This will be an interesting series of games for the Cowboys. The Seahawks look to have the easier schedule down the stretch because the Panthers, Packers, and Cardinals games in December now do not look so tough with all of those teams playing mediocre to terrible football at the moment.