Not a lot can hurt the shield, but I truly think the NFL would risk screwing with the justness of results if it were to move extra points back from the 2-yard line to the 25-yard line, which according to NFL.com's Judy Battista is being discussed,
That's probably a longshot, and at least a long way off, but Battista reports that it's something the league could experiment with in the preseason.
Hopefully, that'll cause the competition committee to realize that such a change could have ugly results.
Right now, the "problem" is that extra points are automatic. A ridiculous 99.6 percent were made with the ball snapped from the 2-yard line last season, and thus there's no element of impact or suspense regarding the point that comes after every touchdown.no comments