Proposed rules change could impact Minnesota Vikings more than most

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Proposed rules change could impact Minnesota Vikings more than most
Proposed rules change could impact Minnesota Vikings more than most

When NFL owners meet later this month at their annual spring meeting, one of the topics of discussion will be the latest step in the NFL's ongoing progression toward trying to eliminate portions of special teams. Changes to special teams plays is nothing new, but the latest proposed change could have a significant impact on the Minnesota Vikings, given their sustained dominance in one specific aspect of special teams play. The NFL has been tinkering with special teams for years. They moved the kickoff spot back twice (from the 40-yard line to the 35 to the 30). They moved the kickoff line forward again to the 35-yard line. Extra points became too automatic, so they were moved from being snapped

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