Sure, but then that would also mean that they ran a lot fewer than 73 in other games. That's how averages work.
But that's ultimately a rabbit trail, since I haven't said and won't say that indefinite overtime in the regular season is some egregious endangerment of players. My original statement was pointed at its impacts on their ability to compete in subsequent weeks. And even that I don't consider to be patently unfair or something, I just think its unnecessary in the regular season, so why do it?