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Possible Rule Changes in the +NFL
The NFL Is Gonna Try Out That 37-Yard Extra Point This Preseason
Goodbye 2-yard line. Hello 20.
Bottom-line: The change WILL cause some wonky score lines, but probably less frequently than you’d imagine.
In all, kickers were 199/230 from between the 13 and 22-yard lines, which is good for 86% — a decent number considering some of those kicks were on hashmarks or in pressure situations.
The new extra-points will be, obviously, taken from dead center, and won’t have game clock issues that factor into traditional field goals, which you’ve got to figure will make them a bit easier. So will we see “icing” on extra-points? Hopefully.
Big misses? Yes.
Will there be almost no discernible change to America’s favorite sport? Most likely.
It will, however, look weird as hell for those first two preseason weeks.