Here Are Some NFL Rule Changes, Including A Welcome One About Field…

The Competition Committee passed a few rule changes at their annual meetings, not insignificant stuff. Kickoffs are moving and we're getting more booth reviews, and we'll get to that. But the most noteworthy of all is Proposal 5, which ensures that football will be played on green fields for the foreseeable future. » 3/22/11 2:15pm 3/22/11 2:15pm

NFL Considering A Kickoff Rule Change That Could Have Major Implications

We know directional punting is a skill, and often a valuable one. But might we soon see the rise of the directional kicker? The NFL's Competition Committee is proposing moving the kickoff to the 35-yard-line, and having touchbacks start from their 25. They say it's for safety, and it would probably help, but it could… » 3/16/11 11:45am 3/16/11 11:45am