This defies any logical explanation, but here goes.
Apparently, the Indianapolis Colts are proposing a potential nine-point touchdown.
I know, right?
According to Pro Football Talk, the Colts will propose at next week’s NFL meetings that teams have an opportunity for a bonus point after a successful two-point conversion.
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Should the Chiefs trail 30-21 in a game, they could tie the game on one possession. They’d score a touchdown on, say, a 70-yard touchdown pass from Alex Smith to Jeremy Maclin. Jamaal Charles would then run for a two-point conversion.
After that, Cairo Santos would have a chance at a 50-yard field goal that would count as a bonus point. And just like that, the Chiefs would have tied the game at 30-30.
Here is a sampling of the reaction:
As Elaine Benes might say, “I’m speechless. I am without speech.”