NFL approves new rules for penalty enforcement on turnovers

In a significant shift for this year’s league meeting, the NFL has approved a ban on hip-drop tackles. This change was announced alongside another major update – a modification in how fouls are enforced during plays that result in a change of possession.

The Competition Committee had proposed this change to ensure consistency in enforcing major fouls, such as unnecessary roughness, regardless of which team committed the offense. The proposal was met with approval from team owners on Monday after a two-thirds vote.

A separate change that was approved at the meeting was allowing teams an additional challenge if either of their first two challenges were successful. This adjustment gives teams more opportunities to contest incorrect calls made on the field.

By Riley Johnson

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