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Dr RC
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Goodell still thinking about banning kickoffs


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One of the more prevalent talking points lately has centered on the dangers of kickoffs. Prior to the 2011 season, kickoffs were moved up to the 35-yard-line, drastically decreasing the number of returns attempted. If at least one NFL coach has his way, the league won’t stop there.

According to TIME, Goodell recently discussed with Rick McKay, Falcons president and head of the NFL’s competition committee, a radical rule change proposed by Tampa Bay coach Greg Schiano. Instead of a kickoff, the team that scored would then take the ball on its own 30-yard line in, essentially, a 4th-and-15 situation. In other words, they could attempt to keep their offense on the field and try to pick up 15 yards, at the risk of turning the ball over on downs; or they could punt.


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tween the hedges
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re: Goodell still thinking about banning kickoffs
GFL


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pioneerbasketball
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at the risk of turning the ball over on downs; or they could punt.


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Cap Crunch
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re: Goodell still thinking about banning kickoffs
Holy frick



I will stop watching the NFL if that shite happens


Pilot Tiger
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re: Goodell still thinking about banning kickoffs
really?


kickoffs are what make or break you watching the NFL?


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TN Bhoy
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Germans as frick


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Hazelnut
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Goodell still thinking about banning kickoffs

He's still thinking about it?!?! After all the hours that have passed since the first time this was reported??


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Xenophon
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re: Goodell still thinking about banning kickoffs
I hate that proposal, but would be in favor of kickoff a going away.


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iliveinabox
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re: Goodell still thinking about banning kickoffs
first kickoffs, then punts...then field goals...then running plays...then pads


King of New Orleans
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re: Goodell still thinking about banning kickoffs
Schiano is gonna bring this up but come after QB's when they are in victory formation? Dude is a bitch.


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