5 Rule Changes the NFL Needs to Make before 2021 Season
We hold this truth to be self evident:
If a ball is fumbled, the opposing team should not be awarded possession unless one of its players actually recovers the ball.
And, yet, that is not always the case. “If a ball is fumbled in the field of play, and goes forward into the opponent’s end zone and over the end line or sideline, a touchback is awarded to the defensive team.” Imagine, just for fun, if similar “thinking” was applied when a ball was intercepted in the end zone. Why require the defender to make the…