NFL teams propose major changes to replay, OT

Eliminate the onside kick? Revamp overtime? Five things to know about NFL rule changes proposed for 2019

NFL teams propose 11 rule changes for next season

A number of teams proposed rule changes for the competition committee to review, including the Chiefs looking to tweak overtime.

The competition committee will present teams' proposals and some of its own to the 32 owners at the league meetings March 24-27.

This is an opportunity for teams to submit their ideas for rule changes to help improve the flow of the game, create more consistency and keep things safer.

The Washington Redskins, for example, wants any play to be subject to coaches' challenges or to automatic review by the officiating department in NY.

The Redskins have also proposed a second rule change that would make personal fouls reviewable plays.

-From the Eagles: Have all scoring plays and turnovers negated by a penalty automatically reviewed via replay.

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To amend Rule 6, Section 1, Article 1 to provide an alternative to the onside kick that would allow a team who is trailing in the game an opportunity to maintain possession of the ball after scoring. The 23-year-old signal caller shattered multiple National Football League and franchise records during his first campaign as Kansas City's starter, leading the Chiefs all the way to the AFC Championship Game.

The NFL allows each team to submit any rule proposal that it wants.

Under the proposed amendment to Rule 16, each team would possess the ball at least once in overtime, even if the first team scores a touchdown.

Third, the overtime coin toss would be eliminated, and the team that wins the initial coin toss would have the option to kick or receive, or to select which goal to defend.

Kansas City's overtime proposals also stem from recent developments, including the Chiefs losing the AFC championship after rallying to tie New England. If they don't get the 15 yards, the other team takes over on downs wherever the possession ended. Four teams - Carolina, Los Angeles Rams, Philadelphia and Seattle - proposed adding safety-related fouls to the list of reviewable plays.

Not only do the Broncos want to see the onside kick changed, but they'd also like to see a few changes made to the NFL's replay system. By Denver; to amend Rule 15, Section 2, to add all Try attempts (Extra point or Two-point conversion) to be subject to automatic review in the instant replay system.

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