NFL owners plan late night of replay discussion
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Kevin SeifertNFL Nation
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PHOENIX — NFL owners and coaches plan to continue discussing an expansion of replay into late Tuesday night, amid a swirl of new proposals and passionate pleas from coaches who want additional intervention to correct obvious officiating mistakes.
Sources told ESPN’s Chris Mortensen early Tuesday evening that a proposal that would allow non-calls for defensive pass interference to be reviewed in the final two minutes of a game has a very good chance of being approved.
“What we want,” said Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera, “is to make sure we can get it right.”
Coaches met for nearly three hours Monday to discuss the issue, spurred by encouragement from two of their most veteran members: Bill Belichick of the New England Patriots and Andy Reid of the Kansas City Chiefs. That discussion led to a third proposal from the competition committee, one that — unlike the other two — would allow some non-calls for pass interference to be reviewed.
Such a rule would allow the league to correct controversial mistakes, like the