CFL vs. NFL

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Would you like to watch the BC Lions take on the Seattle Seahawks at BC place?

Yes
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75%
No
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No votes
Depends on what the rules are
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25%
 
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Post by clearwatercanuck » Sat Jul 14, 2007 8:13 am

Just a thought.

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Post by SRsez » Sat Jul 14, 2007 10:04 am

How about just a thought about whether it belongs here?
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Post by Grizzly » Mon Jul 16, 2007 9:06 am

... although both are football the rules in some areas are quite different ... I'd say yeah depending on the rules .... fun concept idea though.

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Post by Grizzly » Mon Jul 16, 2007 9:07 am

SRsez wrote:How about just a thought about whether it belongs here?
CC Bar & Grill ... probably ok for a catch all conversation forum ... I would think ....

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Post by Bartman » Mon Jul 16, 2007 10:43 am

I enjoy the NFL and the CFL as well. But I really don't want to see a cross league game.

The rules and style of play are so different that the almost qualify as different sports. They are hard to compare and to be honest I don't want to.

My Lions are the tops in the CFL and I'm happy with that.
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Post by Cookie La Rue » Mon Jul 16, 2007 11:57 pm

I'm really not interested in American Football, nevertheless i know some of the main rules.

What are the most important differences to the CFL ?
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Post by Grizzly » Tue Jul 17, 2007 9:16 am

This is a good link Cookie ...

http://www.boxjboys.ca/CFLvsNFL.html

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Post by Bartman » Tue Jul 17, 2007 9:22 am

Nice Link Grizz. I was trying to come up with a few examples other than the obvious downs, size of field and # of players but couldn't think of many that would make much difference.

Cookie...the big one is obviously the # of downs. It changes the stratagy 100%. The way teams use the run and attack down field are totally different in the two leagues making it very hard to compare them. They are very different games but both enjoyable in my books.
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Post by Farhan Lalji » Tue Jul 17, 2007 8:42 pm

clearwatercanuck wrote:Just a thought.
LOL.

Yes and no.

Yes, because the idea of that intrigues the hell out of me.

No, because the Leo's would get SLAUGHTERED.

It would be like asking if you'd want to see Serena Williams play against some top 25 male tennis player in the world because Serena "dominates" women's tennis (well actually, she doesn't....but if she did...you get my point :P).

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Post by Cornuck » Tue Jul 17, 2007 8:43 pm

On a slightly different note, I always that football could be improved if the 'talent' of the NFL played by CFL rules.
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Post by Cookie La Rue » Wed Jul 18, 2007 12:44 am

Muchas gracias for the info.

Never thought that there are so many significant differences...especially the # of downs surprised me. :shock:

Now i know. ;)
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Post by Jovorock » Thu Jul 19, 2007 5:28 am

Farhan Lalji wrote:No, because the Leo's would get SLAUGHTERED.
No kidding, the only chance of the Leo's coming within 20points is if the Hawks had to play CFL rules.

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Post by SRsez » Sun Jul 22, 2007 12:49 pm

Grizzly wrote:
SRsez wrote:How about just a thought about whether it belongs here?
CC Bar & Grill ... probably ok for a catch all conversation forum ... I would think ....

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Yeah Grizz, after it got moved.

I posted that in Corner chat. :roll:
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Post by SRsez » Sun Jul 22, 2007 12:52 pm

Here's the facts, kiddies: Yankees used to play 3 down football. Back in 1886 or something, McGill kicked the piss out of Harvard 128-0. The next year, Yankee football went 4 downs. They couldn't figure out how to get 10 yards in only 3 downs.

Typical yankee: if you can't win, you change the rules.
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