NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Philadelphia Eagles have put forth a rule change proposal that offers a solution to the NFL’s onside kick problem.

As part of enhanced safety initiatives, the NFL changed kickoff rules in 2018.Vrabel4th

But one side-effect of the balanced formations the rules now mandate is the virtual impossibility of a successful onside kick.

A team trailing late that scores and is looking to get the ball back still typically tried the kick. But without being able to send a large number of players to chance the bouncing ball and crate a large scrum, it’s rare the kicking team emerges with the ball.

With that chance minimized, teams want a way to have a long-shot chance to get the ball back to make a late-game charge. The

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