Ron Dayne helped Denver beat the Cowboys in 2005 on the first OT possession.
for the win? If you don't make it, the offense takes over pinned deep in their territory. Forcing a punt and getting a field goal would then win the game. So the way the game is coached in overtime will certainly be changed as well.
Oh yeah, but it's just for the playoffs. We'll probably forget all of this and have to rehash it by the time we get there. Until then, let's see if we can get through these "pointless" regular-season games in the meantime.