Potential Onside Kick Rule Change in the NFL?


With onside kick recovery becoming almost impossible in the NFL, there's a proposal to change the rule and basically give a team a 4th and 15 for a chance to retain possession after a touchdown. The odds of successfully recovering an onside kick are around 10%, and the odds of getting a first down on a 4th and 15 are just a little more at about 13%. But the excitement of watching your star quarterback try to get 15 yards, is much more than you get on an onside kick.

Mike Heller and Scott Dolphin discussed the pros and cons on today's show. Listen daily 9a-12p on Milwaukee's FM Sports Station, 93.7 The Game.