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Nfl Overtime Rule

NFL Makes Significant Rule Changes

AP | BARRY WILNER | Posted 05.28.2012 | Sports

PALM BEACH, Fla. — Even though the NFL's new rule for postseason overtime has never come into play, it's being expanded for the regular season, ...

NFL Overtime Changes: 'Modified Sudden Death' Rule Adopted

AP | BARRY WILNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

ORLANDO, Fla. — Sudden death has gotten a little less sudden in the NFL playoffs. The league on Tuesday changed its overtime rules for postseas...

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Owners will vote next week whether or not to change the overtime rule for the playoffs. The new rule would allow both teams to get the ball on offense, if the team that wins the toss kicks a field goal.