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Upon further review, some suggestions for wiser use of replay

In the first season instant replay was voted in on a permanent basis, the NFL needs to go under the hood of the replay machine for a long review, John Clayton writes.

Originally Published: December 8, 2007
By John Clayton | ESPN.com

In the first season since the instant replay was voted in for good, the NFL needs to go under the hood of the replay machine for a long review.

Last spring, NFL owners voted in replay on a permanent basis, which is good. Replay is a necessary element of modern sports. The technology allows all willing sports to fix officiating mistakes that affect the outcomes of games. Replay supporters worried for years that the emotions of a season would switch two or three owner votes in the NFL and ...

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