Do you like all the lines/images on the screen of a football game?

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  1. acegator

    acegator Member

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    Do you like all the lines/images on the screen of a football game?

    There is the:
    line of scrimage line
    first down line
    field goal make line
    HUGE rocket ship or arrow image, depending on the TV station, pointing in the direction that the offense is going with the down and distance indicated even though they are listed on the bottom of the screen also

    I would prefer it they didn't show any of the lines/images. How about you?
  2. hastings15

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    I think the first down line really enhances the game watching experience.

    I'm OK with the line of scrimmage line, but could do without it.

    I don't like the field goal line at all. I also don't need the down/distance arrow superimposed on the field, but I do like them flashing the down/distance in the score box.
  3. demosthenes

    demosthenes Well-Known Member

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    First down and line of scrimmage only.
  4. jaxgator1991

    jaxgator1991 Well-Known Member

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    fg range line is pretty annoying until the end of the game if a team needs a fg. i could also go without the LOS line. first down is good for me. i happen to like the 1&10 arrow with the play clock on it.
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    I'd be OK with only the 1st down marker and maybe the line of scrimmage. The only thing outraging is when they impose some advertising logo.
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    geauxgator1 Well-Known Member

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    Guess it doesn't really bother me much.
  8. tilly

    tilly Superhero Moderator VIP Member

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    The FG line could go...but I'm fine with most of it as a rule. The down and play clock are better in the score box IMO...but not an issue either way.
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    I like the first down line, and when a play goes sideways, the line of scrimmage line is nice. I would prefer to not have the others.

    The field goal line is just dumb. It isn't like the team can't kick the ball past that line, just that their percentage drops. Since it is possible to miss 17 yard kicks, the line is kind of useless.
  10. KronoGator

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    First down line is good, the red zone is ridiculous, just look for the 20, the FG seems like a waste of time.
  11. g8rfan22

    g8rfan22 Well-Known Member

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    This reminds me of the first time I brought my son to a game. He asked where the yellow line was. LOL
  12. gatorich

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    Don't mind the first down line or the line of scrimmage. The rest can go. The only time the first down line is a pain is when the ball carrier breaks the line only to have them measure and they are a foot short.
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    This. FG line is idiotic, and whatever rocket ship down and distance is also stupid (I think that's Fox).

    But getting rid of the first down line? That's insane.

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