Originally Posted by wick
"The rushing game" covers vastly more than a handful of plays each year that result in a rushing touchdown. The fallacy in your argument is that more rushing touchdowns does not mean more overall scoring. It simply means reallocating existing scores from the passing bucket to the rushing bucket. To have a net additive impact, you would need to create more total scoring opportunities.
What do you mean by reallocating existing scores?
Does Rodger Goodell allocate a set number of scores to each team at the beginning of each season and then teams have to figure how many they want to score via the run or pass?