Originally posted on SteelerAddicts  |  Last updated 8/29/13
As yet another season of exciting NFL action bears down on us, (and the drive for ring number seven begins anew for our beloved Pittsburgh Steelers), I thought I would take a minute and touch on a few things not to like about the NFL. Not to reduce our fervor and love for the game, but to remind ourselves that the game is not perfect, and things can always be improved. 1. Instant Replay The instant replay system is a joke. I hate it. I hate that coaches have to do something to ensure calls are right. The refs (and the NFL) should want the calls right. I hate that coaches can lose time outs based on a bad call by a ref. And I find it abhorrent that Major League Baseball is adopting a similar system. People say, “Well, the refs on the field have to make the call.” Why? Why does that particular guy have to walk over to a booth and make the call.? Several years ago I was living in England and happened to turn on a rugby game. Although I understood not one thing about the game, I saw som...
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