Originally Posted by jazzcat22
Lame excuse....football is football....
no its not. when the rules change, then its a different game. its no secret that DBs have been limited in what they can do, to allow the pasisng game to florish, which leads to more scores, which is what the league wanted.
pure footbalists will watch football and even enjoy a defensive game. you want to lure the fringe football fans, then you need more scoring and in essence that's what the NFL has done.