- No longer is it an AFC v. NFC game--now, all "all stars" will be in one pool, and are "drafted" shortly before the game into two teams by "coaches" who won NFL.com Fantasy Football competitions.
- Effectively, they'll play 4 "halves," with a guaranteed change of possession at the end of each quarter.
- No kickoffs/returns. (This may well be a pilot for getting rid of kickoffs altogether, which has been discussed as a concussion-prevention method.)
- In the last two minutes of each quarter, unless you advance the ball more than a yard, the clock stops--no more kneel downs.
- A shorter play clock.
Wednesday, July 31, 2013
THE GAME PLAYED THE WEEK BETWEEN THE AFC/NFC CHAMPIONSHIP AND THE SEASON-ENDING BIG GAME: As part of the continuing effort to find a way to make the Pro Bowl relevant, the NFL has announced major changes:
Posted by Matt at 1:58 PM