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Changes to roughing the passer rule coming soon?

September 25, 2018 - 1:45 pm

Roughing the passer -- the latest rule change/penalty call that has football fans (and players) crying out in frustration. Well, the NFL may be listening. The league's competition committee has scheduled a conference call for next week to discuss the proliferation of flags thrown for roughing the passer. The penalty is currently being called at more than double the rate that it was through Week 3 of the previous NFL season. Read more here.