NFL owners voted in favor of changing overtime rules so that instead of a 15-minute extra period, it will be a 10-minute one.
The move is questionable on the surface: why give teams five less minutes, which will pretty much guarantee more ties in the NFL? An additional five minutes doesn’t seem like that big of a deal, but to owners, this is apparently an attempt for the league to claim it cares about player safety.
The shift is being billed as a player-safety issue, because of concerns about the number of additional plays if teams play a full 15-minute overtime, particularly if one of those teams has to play its next game on a short week.
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