The owners are considering a number of rule changes at their annual meetings in Boca Raton this week. The highest profile proposal seems to be one that would lead to an automatic ejection for players who are flagged twice in a single game for certain types of unsportsmanlike penalties. Do you think this would be a good rule change?
It makes sense to me. It reminds me of the rule in basketball where players get ejected for picking up two technical fouls. The visual for me was how out of control Aqib Talib was in the Super Bowl for Denver. He picked up a pair of personal fouls in the first half, including a brutal facemask of Corey Brown. If a player is going out of his way to be that reckless, I don't think it is a bad thing to have an automatic mechanism to get him off the field.
Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman, never one to hold back his opinion, disagrees strongly.
Here is a full list of the rule changes that will be considered. Do you feel strongly about any of the others? The best one to me is the proposal to eliminate overtime in preseason games. I have been calling for that one for years. What sense does it make to extend meaningless games? Who cares if the score ends in a tie?