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Why change football after every play in SB? (1 Viewer)

JohnnyU

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During the SB, they changed the ball on every play. What's the deal with that? Isn't a slick ball detrimental to everyone having to throw it or catch it?, and doesn't it affect the kicker negatively?

Edited to ask, do they also do this for regular season games?

 
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This was probably done to sell more gameballs, not to make sure a slick ball is always used.

 
The kickers use "k" balls. They're different than regular balls. But you probably already know that. I'm guessing they changed balls every play for money. Now they can say "this game played ball from Super Bowl XL." Not that they would sell them, but for charitable donations.

I know they don't change the ball on every play in regular season games.

 
So in trade for them making money we get to watch subpar performances from the starting QB's - wonderful!!

The coaches should know this and make the QB's practice with new slick balls for two weeks leading up to the big game, that way we aren't forced to watch another SB40.

 
Now the football card manufacturers can get ahold of these balls, cut them into tiny little pieces, and put them on their "Game Used" football cards

 
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Just a footnote to add that I think this practice was only done in the first half. In the second half, they were reusing the balls.

 
What they need to do when they sell the balls/charity is to tell which play the ball was involved in. A Touchdown ball would go for more money to a charity. And, no more players can keep the balls.

 
During the SB, they changed the ball on every play. What's the deal with that? Isn't a slick ball detrimental to everyone having to throw it or catch it?, and doesn't it affect the kicker negatively?

Edited to ask, do they also do this for regular season games?
It's the only way the Manning's can get a Super Bowl football. :lmao:
 

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