Approaching a point of no returns?
Special teams or special kickers?
That's the football debate that will heat up Monday and Tuesday in New Orleans as coaches, general managers and owners discuss a rule change that would move the kickoff from the 30- to the 35-yard line. The debate is whether this Bourbon Street discussion will make touchbacks too much of a "Big Easy" for kickers.
The answer is yes.
Let's go to the numbers. Last season, kickers made 70-yard kicks 36.5 percent of the time. Kicking ...
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