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Kansas City Chiefs Coach Andy Reid mixed on NFL on side rule change Featured

Kansas City Chiefs Coach Andy Reid mixed on NFL on side rule change Photo Courtesy Kansas City Chiefs - Steve Sanders

One of the rules changes NFL owners will consider during their meeting next week is a change with on-side kick.

The Eagles have proposed a rule that would give teams an alternative option to the onside kick. Instead of trying to recover an onside kick, teams would have the option of attempting to convert a fourth-and-15 play from their own 25-yard line. If they get the 15 yards, they get a first down and keep possession of the ball. If they don't get the 15 yards, the other team would take over possession from wherever the play ended. Chiefs Coach Andy Reid says he has mixed feelings about the proposed rule.

Teams would reportedly be permitted to use the rule twice in a game, meaning teams with forward-thinking coaches willing to gamble on their elite quarterbacks could exploit the new edge multiple times per game.

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