The complete list of proposed NFL rule changes

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These are the proposed NFL rule changes currently under consideration. The one in bold made us laugh.

• Allow any call to be challenged.

• Allow penalties to be challenged.

• Allow coaches to challenge personal fouls.

• Allow personal fouls to be reviewed, but not necessarily on coaches’ challenges.

• Make all fouls that result in automatic first downs reviewable.

• Allow replay review of rulings related to hits on defenseless receivers.

• Review every foul for hits on defenseless players.

• Increase the number of coaches’ challenges from two to three.

• Expand replay

• Add the game clock at the end of the half and end of the game to the list of things that can be reviewed on replay.

• Add the play clock to the list of things that can be reviewed on replay.

• Put fixed cameras on all boundaries of the playing field, sidelines, goal line.

Allow a “bonus try” after a two-point conversion.

• Do not allow players to push rushers when a team is punting. (This is already the rule on field goals and extra points.)

• Guarantee both teams a possession in overtime.

• Ban peelback blocks by any offensive player.

• Give defensive players “defenseless receiver” protection on interceptions.

• If there’s a dead ball foul, unsportsmanlike conduct or taunting at the end of the first half, it will carry over to the second half.

• Ban running backs from chop blocking outside the tackle box.

• Allow linebackers to wear jersey numbers 40-49 in addition to 50-59 and 90-99.

• If an eligible player reports as an ineligible receiver to the referee, he must align within the tackle box.