Patriots’ Proposals Among NFL Rule Changes Up For Voting Next Week

March 20, 2014 2:12 PM
Patriots’ Proposals Among NFL Rule Changes Up For Voting Next Week
" BOSTON (CBS) — The NFL is king of the American sports landscape, but that doesn’t mean the sport is content to stay the same.

Instead, the league is always trying to fine-tune the rules and regulations, and that will continue next week, when the competition committee will make several proposals to the league’s owners.

Among those proposals are four from the Patriots. According to The Boston Globe’s Ben Volin, they are:

1. Moving the line of scrimmage on extra points from the 2-yard line to the 25-yard line.

2. Extending goalposts upward an additional 5 feet.

3. Permitting a coach to challenge any official’s decision except scoring plays (which are already automatically reviewed) "

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