Yes, was just going to post that! It looks smaller to me too.
Since the mat behavior isn't a new rule, I guess Phil doesn't mind being embraced/attacked at the mat!
I've been finding his tweets during the show really interesting, this includes answering questions. A few other things:
Would like to take the race to Antarctica, though timeframe for shooting is very short.
Showed interest in a question about whether they would do an all-female season.
Says he has a really bad track record for guessing the season winners.