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Proposed Rule Changes for 2018

Discussion in 'Other NFL' started by Galant, Mar 27, 2018.

  1. Galant

    Galant Love - Unity - Sacrifice - Eternity Staff Member

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    http://www.chicagobears.com/news/ar...9-others/122c8102-5dab-42c7-9cf6-0b4f719457c0

    "To adopt a new rule, 24 of 32 owners must vote to approve it. Here is a summary of the 10 rule changes being proposed this week and who submitted them:

    1. Makes permanent the playing rule that changes the spot of the next snap after a touchback resulting from a free kick to the 25-yard line. (Competition Committee)

    2. Changes standard for a catch. (Competition Committee)

    3. Makes the penalties for Illegal Batting & Kicking the same. (Competition Committee)

    4. Amends Rule 15, Section 2, Article 5 to add fouls for roughing the passer and fouls against players in a defenseless posture as reviewable plays in the instant replay system. (Chargers)

    5. Amends Rule 15, Section 2, Article 5 to add review of personal fouls as reviewable plays in the instant replay system. (Redskins)

    6. Amends Rule 8, Section 5, Articles 1-4 to change the enforcement for defensive pass interference. (Jets)

    7. Authorizes the designated member of the Officiating department to instruct on-field game officials to disqualify a player for a flagrant non-football act when a foul for that act is called on the field. (Competition Committee)

    8. Conforms the amount of time in which a team must challenge a play if there is a television commercial break following the play in question. (Competition Committee)

    9. Eliminates the requirement that a team who scores a winning touchdown at the end of regulation of a game to kick the extra point or go for two-point conversion. (Competition Committee)

    10. If there is a turnover, a team may win an overtime game, even though it scores on its second possession. (Competition Committee)"
     
  2. Nappy Roots

    Nappy Roots Well-Known Member

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    The change to the catch rule is going to be a **** show.
     
  3. Galant

    Galant Love - Unity - Sacrifice - Eternity Staff Member

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    I like it.

    Simpler for catching. More high stakes in terms of fumbles.

    Bring it!
     

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