TEAM OWN­ERS RE­VAMP RULES

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phoenix» NFL own­ers got busy pass­ing sev­eral rules changes and adopt­ing res­o­lu­tions they be­lieve will speed the game and en­hance player safety.

Most no­table Tuesday was the change in han­dling of­fi­ci­at­ing of video re­plays. Ref­er­ees will now watch re­plays on the field us­ing tablets, elim­i­nat­ing “go­ing un­der the hood” to watch on mon­i­tors.

League of­fi­ci­at­ing chief Dean Blandino and his staff in New York will make the fi­nal de­ci­sions on those calls, with in­put from the ref­eree, who in the past was the ul­ti­mate ar­biter af­ter con­sult­ing with league head­quar­ters.

Also at the league meet­ings, own­ers ex­tended bring­ing touch­backs out to

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