NFL teams propose 7 rules changes

NFL teams are proposing a variety of different rule changes for future seasons. The goal is not only make the product safer, but give fans the best on-field product

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March 11, 2020 - 10:02 AM

NEW YORK (AP) — Two NFL teams have suggested changes to game officiating, including a “sky judge” utilized by colleges, among seven rules proposals that will be presented to team owners later this month.

Also proposed is revamping overtime to minimize the coin toss impact and returning OT to its original 15-minute length, and providing alternatives to the onside kick — which is considered a dangerous play — for a scoring team to attempt to keep the ball.

The Ravens and Chargers are seeking what they call a booth umpire as an eighth game official, as well as adding a senior technology adviser to the referee to assist the officiating

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