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NFL 'expected' to consider adding ability to challenge penalties

Jan 31, 2019 - The Washington Times

The missed pass interference call in the NFC Championship Game might have ripple effects into the future regarding how NFL football is played.

The league is likely to consider a proposal to give coaches the ability to challenge "judgment calls," like referees' decisions to call penalties, to avoid having another moment like the one that many claim tainted the Saints-Rams game, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported.

The proposal reportedly will include a "disincentive" to discourage teams fr...