While the NFL owners declined to enact a couple of higher-profile rule changes at the 2023 owners’ meetings – making roughing the passer reviewable and banning the “tush push” popularized by the Philadelphia Eagles and Jalen Hurts, they did approve some changes. Offenses can no longer extend a half by committing a penalty, and language […]
Despite drawing some attention during this week’s NFL owners’ meetings, a pair of rule changes were not adopted for next season: One making roughing the passer calls reviewable and another that would have banned the “tush push” quarterback run play, famously used by the Philadelphia Eagles and Jalen Hurts. Passing on both rule changes serves […]
Matt Cassel and Marty Mornhinweg discuss three controversial rule change proposals — allowing teams to dress a third quarterback, making roughing the passer penalties reviewable, and counting the play clock in tenths of a second at the end of games — and why each was not adopted at the annual NFL owners’ meetings in 2023.