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Old 02-11-2020, 11:33 AM
Procrustus is offline
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Originally Posted by gdave View Post
One thing that I liked, and I think is a major improvement over how the NFL does things, is the live feed from the instant replay booth. Seeing and hearing the replay official walk through his process out loud was nice. Instead of the NFL black box process, which leads to "What the heck was he looking at?!" fan reactions, the XFL open look process made it crystal clear exactly what the replay official was looking at, and how and why he arrived at his decision.
I agree. I also liked the shorter play clock (25 seconds). I could do without the sideline interviews during the game. Let the players and coaches do their job, and not make it look like the whole event was just a made-for-TV drama fest.