Rule change plugs the hole to drain the clock

At the 2017 NFL owners meeting this past spring, owners voted to approve a rule change proposed by the Competition Committee that disallows teams to intentionally commit multiple fouls during the same down designed to manipulate the clock. Officially, the new rule (12-3-3) reads: A team may not commit multiple fouls

Blandino: Competition Committee will review intentional fouls

Embed from Getty Images   NFL senior VP of officiating Dean Blandino reviewed the final play from Sunday's game between the Bengals and the Ravens during his "Official Review" segment on the NFL Network (video). During the play, the Ravens players intentionally held the defenders to run out the clock before taking