NFL overtime 13 playoff games that have fueled cal


NFL overtime 13 playoff games that have fueled cal

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The Kansas City Chiefs and Buffalo Bills played one of the on Sunday.Yet overtime is the talk in the aftermath of Kansas City's 42-36 victory. Patrick Mahomes II and Josh Allen put on a show, but the Bills did not get a chance to respond after Kansas City scored on the opening po se sion.The NFL's overtime rules and formatwill be hot topic of discu sion again in the league meetings this winter as a result.The NFL's postseason overtime format has been questioned for more than 60 years, a controversial, last-second field goal set up overtime in the 1965 Western Conference championship between Green Bay and Baltimore. The big question still today: Should both teams get the ball?MORE: Since that game back in '65, a total of 32 NFL playoff games have gone into overtime. In those games, 19 times (59.3 percent) did both teams get an offensive po se sion.But it's the 13games in whichone team did nothave a po se sion that are shaping a potential change inthe NFL's overtime rules. Welookback at those games below.Los Angeles Rams 19, New York Giants 13 When:1989-90 NFC divisional playoffsWhat happened J.R. Richard Jersey :The Rams were on the road at Giants Stadium, and Jim Everett led a TD drive in overtime capped with a30-yard TD pa s to Flipper Anderson on first-and-15. The drive was aided by a pa s interference call on Sheldon White earlier in the drive.Controversy:The Giants were 12-4 in the regular season, had Bill Parcells and Bill Belichick on theircoaching staff and featured adefense led by Lawrence Taylor. Everett and Anderson made the play in OT. It would be more than a decade before the next overtime postseason game.New England Patriots 16, Oakland Raiders 13 When:2001-02 AFC divisional playoffsWhat happened:The Patriots took advantage of the Tuck Rule in regulation, and Tom Brady marched New England to field goal range after winning the overtime coin to s. Adam Vinatieri Francisco Liriano Jersey launched the Patriots' dynasty with a 23-yard field goal.Controversy:There has been so much focus on The Tuck Rule over the years that it is easy to forget the Raiders did not get a chance to answer in overtime.Tenne see Titans 34, Pittsburgh Steelers 31 When:2002-03 AFC divisional playoffsWhat happened:The Titans had a chance to win in regulation, but they made good in overtime after winning the coin to s. Steve McNair drove Tenne see into the red zone, setting up Joe Nedney for a shot at redemption.Controversy:Nedney made the first try, but the Steelers called timeout. He mi sed the second, but Dewayne Washington was called for running into the kicker. Nedney made good once and for all on the third attempt. Pittsburgh never got the ball in overtime.MORE: San Diego Chargers 23, Indianapolis Colts 17 When:2008-09 AFC wild-card playoffsWhat Houston Astros happened:The Chargers got the ball first in overtime and drove down the field for the game-winning TD with the help of a defensive holding on Tim Jennings and a facemask penalty by Clint Se sion. Darren Sproles ended the game with a 22-yard TD.Controversy:The Colts were on the road, and Peyton Manning didn't get the ball in OT. That trend would be amplified the following season and lead to rule changes.Arizona Cardinals 51, Green Bay Packers 45 When:2009-10 NFC wild-card playoffsWhat happened:This one counts as a technicality, because the Packers had the ball first in Aaron Rodgers' first playoff game, and the Cardinals won despite not getting a po se sion. Rodgers was sacked on a third-and-5, and Karlos Dansby returned the QB'sfumble for a game-winning TD.Controversy:Some thought a facemask penalty was committed on the sack.Regardle s, the play would help lead to new overtime rules installed after the playoffs.New Orleans Saints 31, Minnesota Vikings 28 When:2009-10 NFC championship gameWhat happened:The Saints got the ball first in overtime, and Drew Brees led a drive that set up the game-winning field goal by Garrett Hartley. This was the first conference championship game in whichboth teams did not have a po se sion in overtime.Controversy:Hall of Fame quarterback Brett Favre did not get an overtime drive with the Vikings in what would be his final postseason game. The NFL changed postseason rules afterward. The receiving team could win the Andy Pettitte Jersey game with a touchdown, but a field goal would allow the kicking team to still get a po se sion in overtime.Denver Broncos 29, Pittsburgh Steelers 23 When:2011-12 AFC wild-card playoffsWhat happened:This was the first postseason overtime game under the new format, and it took Denver quarterback Tim Tebow one pa s to end the game. He hit Demaryius Thomas for an 80-yard TD. The Steelers did not get a chance to respond.Controversy:It's one of the most iconic finishes in playoff history.Tebow finished with 316 pa sing yards in his only postseason win.Green Bay Packers 28, Seattle Seahawks 22 When:2014-15 NFC championship gameWhat happened:The Seahawks scored 15 unanswered points in the fourth quarter with the help of a fumbled onside kick by Brandon Bostick, which set up overtime. Ru sell Wilson led an 87-yard drive in overtime, capped with a 35-yard TD pa s to Jermaine Kearse.Controversy:Packers fanslament the fact thatRodgers did not get a chance to answer, but the Green Bay collapse on the road wasthe bigger reason for this lo s.Arizona Cardinals 26, Green Bay Packers 20 When:2015-16 NFC divisional playoffsWhat happened:Rodgers tied the divisional playoff game with a Hail Mary to Jeff Janis at the end of regulation, but Carson Palmer needed just three plays to respond in overtime. He hit Larry Fitzgerald for a 75-yard pa s, and two plays later, Fitzgerald scored on a 5-yard shovel pa s.Controversy:It was the second postseason in which Rodgers, a two-time NFL MVP, did not get a chance to respond in overtime.New England Patriots34, Atlanta Falcons 28 When:Super Bowl 51What happened:Brady led a 10-play, 93-yard drive MLB Houston Astros to complete a miraculous, fourth-quarter comeback against the Falcons and push the first Super Bowl to overtime. Brady then led an eight-play, 75-yard drive, capped by a 2-yard TD run by James White. NFL MVP Matt Ryan didn't get the chance to respond in overtime.Controversy:Atlanta blew a 28-3 lead and had no