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From XFL to NFL: The Rise and Fall of a Controversial Kickoff Play”.

BySamantha Nguyen

Mar 27, 2024
NFL’s revised kickoff rule may lead to increased uncertainty and chaos in games

The NFL has recently adopted a new kickoff play from the defunct XFL league. This play involves players packed together in a cluster and frozen in place until the kick is caught, then all chaos ensues. The move by the NFL has sparked curiosity and debate as to how it will impact games this season.

Meanwhile, the XFL, now known as the UFL, has decided to ditch the very same play that the NFL is now adopting. Some question if this is just fool’s gold for the NFL as they seek more scoring opportunities. With the new kickoff rule in place, will it provide what the league is looking for or will it lead to disaster?

Some coaches have expressed concerns that skilled returners could easily find openings in the cluster of bodies and make their way to the end zone. The league has acknowledged that they may need to make adjustments to the rule as they see how it plays out during the season.

The new kickoff rule is a one-year experiment and will require at least 24 votes to continue in 2025. Some teams have already expressed opposition to the change, and if more teams join them next year, the experiment could be short-lived. The uncertainty surrounding this dramatic rule change has left many questioning how it will affect games and whether it will be successful in the long run. Games are set to kick off in September and we’ll have to wait and see how this new rule plays out on the field.

By Samantha Nguyen

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