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NFL will experiment with PAT kicks from 20 yards for 2 preseason games

By dwetmore@1500espn.com

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) – The NFL will experiment with extra-point kicks from the 20-yard line for two weeks in the preseason this summer, but implementing longer PATs for the regular season has been tabled.

Team owners preferred to see how the longer extra points work in the first two weeks of exhibition games before making any decisions on a permanent switch.

On Wednesday, the owners also rejected proposals to move kickoffs to the 40-yard line and to allow more than one player to be placed on injured reserve, then return to the roster during the season.

Also rejected:…

Source: 1500 ESPN Sportswire

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