SI PLAYERS POLL

[Based on a survey of 354 players]
December 27, 2004

For complete results and a breakdown of the poll go to SI.com/scorecard.

Should the NFL overtime format be changed so that each team is guaranteed at least one possession?

Yes .....38%  No ......62%

Do you think the NFL's instant- replay rule should be abolished?

Yes .......5%  No .......95%

FAST FACTS: There have been 10 overtime games this year, three of which were settled on the first possession.... The record for overtime games in a season is 25, set in 2002.... Among AFC East respondents, 11% voted yes to abolishing instant replay.

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