Category Archives: NFL Rule Book

Could fourth-and-15 replace NFL kickoffs in the future?

This morning, ProFootballTalk,com reported that this week’s Time magazine has NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on the cover (“The Enforcer’), and the accompanying cover article by Sean Gregory (“Can Roger Goodell Save Football?” – subscription required) mentioned an idea to replace … Continue reading

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NFL statement on final play of Packers-Seahawks game

The NFL released a statement Monday afternoon explaining the series of events that occurred on the final play of the Packers-Seahawks Monday night in Seattle, which resulted in a disputed touchdown and an eventual 14-12 Seahawks victory. The league statement, … Continue reading

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Rule change proposals on tap for 2012 NFL Annual Meeting

With the NFL Annual Meeting set to begin on Sunday, the NFL held its’ yearly conference call with media featuring the chairman of the league’s Competition Committee, Rich McKay of the Atlanta Falcons. There are seven rule-change and seven bylaw … Continue reading

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Key 2011 NFL postseason overtime definitions and Approved Rulings

The current NFL postseason overtime rules, changed for the 2010 season, are in their second year of use (and still looking for its’ first application as no game of last year’s postseason needed OT), should any game go into extra … Continue reading

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How 2011 NFL postseason overtime works and postseason OT history (updated)

For the second straight season, the 2011 NFL playoffs, culminating with Super Bowl XLVI on February 5, 2012, will be played with the most drastic set of overtime changes since “Sudden Death” was instituted by the league in 1941 for … Continue reading

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