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‘Bonus field goal’ and altered replay rules among NFL changes proposed

By apnews@1500espn.com

NEW YORK (AP) — Significant changes to the use of video replay, including reviewing all fouls called by game officials, will be presented by the NFL’s competition committee at next week’s owners meetings.

The committee is submitting a proposal by the Detroit Lions that would allow the instant replay system to correct an officiating error. That would include such judgment calls as pass interference. Currently, no penalties are reviewable.

St. Louis Rams coach Jeff Fisher, a member of the committee, made it clear that his peers wouldn’t favor such a change.

“It would…

Source:: 1500 ESPN Sportswire

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