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When the NFL’s owners, coaches, general managers and league officials gather in San Francisco for the league’s spring meeting on May 19-20, 2015, they will consider changing the rules for the extra-point play.
As NFL kickers have become more accurate, the extra point has become virtually automatic to the point where it’s sometimes referred to as a “celebration play.” In 2014, NFL kickers converted 99.3 percent of extra-point kick tries.
Here’s a look at the three proposals.
Currently, the line of scrimmage is at the 2-yard line for all PAT tries — kicks or 2-point conversions.
The NFL’s process for modifying or adopting rules and regulations is systematic and consensus-oriented. The process considers input from experts, clubs, players, league committees, the NFL Players Association and others. All proposals that the owners vote on must be approved by 75 percent (24) of the owners to be adopted.