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NFL reportedly proposing banning leaping to block field goals — Bobby Wagner takes to Twitter to say it shouldn’t

March 20th, 2017 at 10:46 AM
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The NFL’s Competition Committee will propose making it against the rules for players to leap over the line of scrimmage to try to block field goals and kicks â?? as Seattle’s Bobby Wagner and Kam Chancellor have famously done the last few years â?? according to a report Monday from the Washington Post.

Wagner, recall, twice leapt over the line last season against Arizona, blocking one kick and possibly altering another in overtime as the two teams battled to a 6-6 tie.

Arizona coach Bruce Arians later called the plays “bad for football,” leading Seattle cornerback Richard Sherman to say Arians’ complaints “sound foolhardy” and that his “…

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