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.
DeMaurice Smith, executive director of the NFL Players Association, said on Bloomberg Television’s “Political Capital with Al Hunt,” airing this weekend, that the National Football League should expect more injury-related lawsuits from former players.
Robert Griffin III may start for the Washington Redskins against the Minnesota Vikings in three days if he continues to show no signs of a concussion following a hit in his last National Football League game.
The Washington Redskins moved up to the second pick in the 2012 National Football League Draft, giving the team the chance to select Heisman Trophy winning quarterback Robert Griffin III from Baylor University.