NFL owners to consider tweaking pass interference reviews

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NFL owners to consider tweaking pass interference reviews
Atlanta Falcons President and CEO, Rich McKay, speaks to the media during the NFL owners meeting, Tuesday, May 21, 2019, in Key Biscayne, Fla. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) — NFL owners meeting Wednesday will consider a proposal to refine the new rule that allows challenges involving pass interference, and may also announce locations to host upcoming drafts.

Owners voted in March to allow interference calls or non-calls to be challenged by coaches and reviewed via replay as a one-year experiment.

The tweak proposed this week would take the decision to review pass interference in the final two minutes of each half out of the hands of the officials. Reviews in the final two minutes would require a coach’s challenge, too.

Under the rule adopted in March, in the final two minutes only officials in the booth can stop the game for reviews involving pass interference, as is the case with other reviewable plays.

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