Roger Goodell doesn’t want to stand pat with the PAT. He’s suggesting potential changes in the extra point that, well, might have some legs.
The NFL commissioner says the extra-point kick after touchdowns, which had a success rate of nearly 100 percent in 2013, is too automatic.
With few teams attempting two-point conversion plays until desperation hits, the old one-pointer from 20 yards is the way coaches go.
So Goodell wonders if the league can add excitement by making some major adjustments to the extra point, suggesting perhaps making a touchdown worth seven points, with teams having the option to run a play for another point.
But failing on that play would cost them a point.
Denver offensive coordinator Adam Gase removed his name from consideration for the Cleveland Browns job. Gase informed Browns owner Jimmy Haslam on Tuesday.