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NFL to adopt proposal for player ejections, suspensions on illegal hits without a vote

Mar 28, 2017 - Washington Post Blogs

PHOENIX - The recommendation by the NFL's competition committee to eject or suspend players for certain illegal hits will be enacted without a vote of the owners, according to people familiar with the process.

Other rule-change proposals before the owners at the annual league meeting are to come to a vote Tuesday. That includes a measure, proposed by the Philadelphia Eagles and endorsed by the competition committee and the NFL Players Association, to ban defensive players from leaping over

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