Indiana(AP) Stephen Jones believes the NFL will crack down on flagrant customized fouls next season .
He's just not sure what it will last for a player to get thrown out of a game.
After working most of Tuesday inside an Indianapolis hotel, Jones emerged from an NFL competition committee meeting and credited he expects the debate over ejecting players for multiple personal fouls to be resolved as early as next month's owners meetings in Boca Raton, California.
The debate is by pointing out details.
"I think it's never about how many, It's what personal fouls need to included, These Jones, The Dallas Cowboys' executive second in command for player personnel. "However, there is more to it than that(A telephone number),
It's one more thing aspect of the growing concern over player safety in football.
Individuals., League officials have implemented stronger concussion protocols and supported moves to teach safer tackling techniques at all amount sport.
Your competition committee, The actual, Has recommended a series of rules changes massive to provide more protection on the field. A degree of alterations have included penalties for hitting defenseless receivers, Setting the use of the crown of the helmet by offensive or defensive players, And taking out blind side blocks, Peculiarly on punt or kick returns.
New concerns emerged last December when gambling receiver Odell Beckham Jr. Was requested three personal fouls during a loss to the Carolina Panthers. Beckham played aggressively on the game, But some of his penalties were so flagrant it spurred a debate whether players exceeding one offense in a game should automatically be ejected like basketball players and coaches who receive more than one technical foul , Or soccer players who gather two yellow cards.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said during Super Bowl week thinks two personal fouls in the same game by one player should lead to ejection, And Jones indicated there is not much dissension on that point.
And now which everybody is in Indianapolis for the league's annual scouting combine, Which begins friday, The topic is in the forefront.
"We've had preliminary negotiations, Atlanta Falcons us web design manager and committee chairman Rich McKay said. "But it takes some amount of time to develop something similar to this,
There has been no discussion of implementing an NBA style rule based on function personal fouls assessed to individual players during the season because repeat offenders already receive bigger fines and more punitive actions under the current NFL system.
The NFL Players Association falls short of to approve rules changes before they take effect.
League officials and the union have had some interactions about revamping the discipline process.
The other big issue for your competition committee on this year's agenda in Indy is a retread: The meaning of a catch. Over the past number of years, Friends, Players and even coaches have argued vehemently they have had a hard time comprehending the rule.
Jones said the committee has not looked at replays of Larry Fitzgerald's office receipt in last season's playoff game against Green Bay , Which had been upheld by a replay review, Or anytime compared it to the one Dez Bryant thought he made in the playoffs a year earlier at Green Bay. Bryant's "Receive" Was overturned and ruled unfinished.
Yet Jones has seen no interest from committee members about creating a change next season.
"We've gone over it again and I think the way we have the rule now certainly makes it a lot easier for it to be similar to the officials, Jones considered that. "Chances are, I find anything changing,