Reporting from Palm Beach, Fla. — Should the NFL expand its modified playoff overtime rules to include the regular season?
That's among the proposals that will be put to owners by the competition committee during the league's annual meetings this week at the Breakers Hotel here.
Unlike during the regular season, the playoff rules preclude a team from winning with a field goal on the opening possession of overtime. Unless a team opens with a touchdown, both teams get a chance to touch the ball.
Atlanta Falcons President Rich McKay, chairman of the competition committee, there were a couple of reasons why the league only adopted the new rules for the postseason when it made its overtime changes two years ago.