NFL Rule Changes
The biggest rule change of the 2014 NFL season won’t require a single edit in the rule book. That’s because, technically, it’s not a change. The league has simply made aggressive play in the defensive backfield a “point of emphasis” Initiating contact five yards beyond the line of scrimmage and illegal hands to the face were always penalties, but now the NFL will be monitoring them more closely.
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It is being floated that the NFL might address the fact that the extra point has become far too easy. Does that mean just getting rid of it or making it more challenging?
The NFL has further updated the rules, in the interest of fairness and player safety. See what’s new for the 2012 season.