NFL Rules


FCC Proposes Ending Some Sports Blackouts For TV

The Federal Communications Commission has proposed ending federally enforced TV sports blackout rules, according to Bloomberg News. It’s a decision that could fundamentally alter how sports are distributed on TV.

CBS Miami–12/18/2013

FOXBORO, MASSACHUSETTS: New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (C) takes a hit from Charles Woodson (R) of the Oakland Raiders on a pass attempt in the last two minutes of the game in their AFC playoff 19 January 2002 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. The Patriots won 16-13 in overtime. (Photo by: MATT CAMPBELL/AFP/Getty Images)

NFL Eliminates Tuck Rule, Change Rules For Running Backs

A pair of controversial rule changes in the National Football League have been adopted by the owners. The rules deal with using the crown of the helmet and the so-called “tuck rule.”

CBS Miami–03/20/2013

NFL Lockout

NFL Considering Free Agency Changes

As Miami Dolphins fans continue to wait and wonder if there will ever be professional football worth watching again; the NFL is quietly putting together free agency rules that will be drastically different from last year’s uncapped free agency.

CBS Miami–05/09/2011