When National Football League executives tried to alter rules for point-after-touchdown kicks several years ago, they were shot down. Now the debate has been renewed after teams last year missed five of 1,267 attempts.
The National Football League’s Competition Committee is in preliminary talks about moving the ball to the 25-yard line for point-after-touchdown attempts, forcing teams to make 42-yard kicks, according to NFL.com.
A company with ties to Stan Kroenke, the billionaire owner of the St. Louis Rams, bought 60 acres (24 hectares) of land in the Los Angeles area, where investors have been trying to lure a National Football League team.
National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell said preventing head injuries during tackles is the top priority for the U.S.’s most popular sport as the season closes with tomorrow’s title game between the Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49ers.