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Stopwatch

In mid-January, the Wall Street Journal analyzed the actual amount of play time of the average football game.  They added up the amount of time the ball was actually alive and in play in four different games, and it averaged out to about 11 minutes.  They concluded that the average game broadcast on TV shows 17 minutes of replays and 67 minutes of players standing around.  With the biggest game of the year coming up, I decided to do my own analysis of the actual play time.  Here are the results:

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