3 proposals for extra points on table for NFL owners

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) NFL owners will consider three proposals for changing the extra point when they hold their spring meetings next week.

The Patriots, Eagles and the league's competition committee submitted the proposals. A three-fourths majority (24 owners) is needed for passage.

New England has suggested snapping the ball from the 15 for a one-point kick, meaning a 32- or 33-yard conversion, or placing the ball at the 2-yard line for a 2-point try.

Philadelphia proposes snapping from the 15 for the kick, but moving the ball to the 1 for a 2-point conversion. The Eagles also want the defense to be able to score the points if it returns a turnover on the 2-point conversion to the other end zone.

The competition committee offers the same as the Eagles, except the 2-point conversion would come from the 2-yard line.

Kicks are currently from the 2-yard line.

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