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NFL could ban leaping over the line on field goals, extra points

March 20th, 2017 at 11:08 AM
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Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Remember when Bobby Wagner’s heroic early field goal block against the Arizona Cardinals in that 6-6 tie with the Seattle Seahawks? If you don’t, then where have you been? I’m sure this GIF will help.

This could soon be illegal pending a vote form the NFL’s competition committee. The Washington Post has further details on this new rule proposal, which was actually made by the NFL Players Association.

The ban on a player leaping over the line of scrimmage on a field goal or extra point was suggested by representatives of the NFL Players Association when they met with the competition …

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Tags: Arizona Cardinals, NFL Scouting Combine, The Washington Post

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