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Century Links 3/27: NFL Makes a Number of Rule Changes


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NFL Clubs Approve Rule Changes For 2019, Including Making Pass Interference Reviewable
NFL owners voted on a handful of rule changes during the NFL annual meetings, and agreed on a handful of changes, most notably making past interference reviewable.

5 new rules adopted by NFL clubs as of Tuesday’s morning session
As of Tuesday's morning session of the NFL owners' meetings in Phoenix, clubs around the league have approved five rule changes.

Owners make pass interference, non-calls reviewable -
The NFL owners voted on Tuesday evening to approve a rule proposal that allows for offensive and defensive pass interference, including non-calls, to be subject to review.

NFL owners reject onside kick alternative proposal -
NFL owners rejected a proposal, proposed by Denver, "to provide an alternative onside kick that would allow a team who is trailing in the game an opportunity to maintain possession of the ball after scoring."

League owners vote to eliminate blindside blocks -
The rule changes for the 2019 NFL season are starting to come out from the Annual League Meetings and safety is in mind, as NFL owners voted to eliminate blindside blocks,

10 Things We Learned From Pete Carroll At The NFL Annual Meetings
Key takeaways from Pete Carroll’s session with the media at the 2019 league meetings.

Surgery For Doug Baldwin & Other Seahawks Injury Updates From Pete Carroll At The NFL Annual Meetings
Seahawks coach Pete Carroll provided some injury updates during his session with the media at the 2019 league meetings.

Tuesday Round-Up: Tyler Lockett Promotes His Youth Football Camp
Seahawks wide receiver Tyler Lockett promotes his youth football camp on Twitter.

2019 Draft grades: First, second and third round tiers « Seahawks Draft Blog

Carroll: LB Wagner 'going to be a Seahawk'
Despite the rising financial landscape for linebackers, Seahawks coach Pete Carroll expressed confidence that the team would be able to lock up All-Pro linebacker Bobby Wagner.

Pete Carroll updates Seahawks surgeries at NFL meeting | Tacoma News Tribune
Coach Pete Carroll gives reporters at the NFL’s annual meeting in Phoenix updates on surgeries, recoveries for Seahawks Will Dissly, Mychal Kendricks and C.J. Prosise. Yes, they still have plans for Prosise.

Bruce Arians on hiring female coaches: 'It's time' -
The Bucs made headlines last week as the first team to hire two women as full-time assistant coaches. When asked about the hires, Bruce Arians said "it's time" and that he'll be happy when it becomes the norm.

Harbaugh: Browns 'most talented team' in AFC North -
John Harbaugh, the head coach of the reigning AFC North-champion Baltimore Ravens, said after a string of offseason moves, the Brows are "the most talented team in the division."

New rule will make draft order coin flips a thing of the past – ProFootballTalk
In past years, when two teams finished with the same record and the same strength of schedule, their draft order would be determined by a coin toss at the Scouting Combine. That won't be the case anymore.

Tomlin has no problems with Big Ben's leadership -
Despite the recent turmoil, Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin stands by his quarterback Ben Roethlisberger's oft-criticized leadership approach.

Report: Giants will explore a trade for Josh Rosen – ProFootballTalk
If the Cardinals are willing to trade quarterback Josh Rosen, the Giants want to talk. The Giants are exploring every option for a successor to Eli Manning, including acquiring Rosen from the Cardinals, Ralph Vacchiano of SNY reports.

Authority for officiating office to eject players expanded to include football plays – ProFootballTalk
Last year, the NFL instituted a new policy allowing the league's officiating office to advise on-field officials to eject players for flagrant non-football fouls committed on the field. A year later, that policy has been expanded to include football plays as well.