The NFL might not be done re-writing the rule book.
Citing the safety issues with the play, even on touchbacks, Packers President Mark Murphy, who is on the NFL's Competition Committee, warns that the NFL may eliminate kickoffs in the near future. Murphy made the comments at the NFL owner's meetings. You can read the full article at ESPN.com here.
"If you don't make changes to make it safer, we're going to do away with it. It's that serious. It's by far the most dangerous play in the game." - Mark Murphy to Kevin Seifert of ESPN
The NFL has already made several rule changes this offseason, including eliminating the extra point after game-winning scores.
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