Simplifying enforcement when flags and fumbles fly

2016 rule changes The enforcement of penalties is a fairly routine matter during the game, as there are straightforward criteria with each type of rule. When you see prolonged conferences between officials, it is usually when there is the complicating factors of multiple fouls, changes of possession, and kicks -- each

Rule revision makes all chop blocks illegal

2016 rule changes One of the more dangerous situations for a defender is the chop block, and players will have more protection in the 2016 season now that the NFL has made all chop blocks illegal. A chop block is essentially a high/low block -- often it is confused with a cut