December 9, 2021

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NFL approves expansion of jersey number options…

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NFL approves expansion of jersey number options...


Wednesday has been a busy day around the National Football League, first with the announcement the regular-season schedule will be revealed on May 12, and now the adoption of the approved rule changes for 2021.

Below is a summary of the approved rules and bylaws, per the official press release.
Approved 2021 Playing Rules Summary
1. By Competition Committee; to amend Rule 16, to eliminate overtime in the preseason.

2. By Competition Committee; to amend Rule 6, Section 1, Article 3, for one year only, to establish a maximum number of players in the setup zone.

4. By Competition Committee, Coaches Subcommittee, and Baltimore;…

NFL approves expansion of jersey number options for certain positions