NFL Eyes Modifying Kickoffs for Safety Not Ending Them

New York (AFP) – NFL coaches, referees and officials began two days of meetings Tuesday on safety-related rules, vowing not to eliminate kickoffs but examine ways to make the most dangerous play much safer.

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NFL to Address Kickoffs at Player Safety Summit

The NFL entered the offseason desperately needing to figure out what a catch is. Now that they believe they’ve figured that out, the league will move on to deciding whether they still need the kickoff.