Previously, the rule allowed just one player to return from the list, though most teams have more than one injured player capable of returning at some point in the season.
The 2017 NFL spring league meetings will take place from May 22 through May 24 in Chicago. That made it easier for teams to decide which player was healthy enough to return when first eligible.
Now, the league is mulling another change that would give teams the ability to bring two players back from IR.
NFL.com columnist, Judy Battista, tweeted Wednesday morning the proposal is likely to pass.
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Chinese government sectors, including traffic, police, immigration, social security, and industry, were also hit by the virus. If exploits are kept secret , then technology companies will not be able to patch them up and protect users from criminals.
According to NFL Network, the league is also mulling a change that would allow two players per team to return from injured reserve each year, up from one as the rule now stands. He thinks a 10-minute overtime period will result in a different kind of competitive disadvantage, for teams that kick off to start overtime and then won't be able to complete their offensive possession without having to go no-huddle or running out of time.
Owners debated the overtime proposal during meetings in Phoenix in March but tabled it for further discussion.
That later date is next week, when the change is expected to be approved.
Now, according to Judy Battista of NFL Media, NFL owners reportedly are expected to reduce preseason and regular-season overtime from 15 minutes to 10 minutes in May.
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By doing this, the National Football League hopes to reduce the number of snaps teams have to play in a given week before taking the field for the next game.
More importantly, the proposal ignores the real problem here, which is the turnaround time for teams scheduled to play on Thursday nights.
The proposed change is ostensibly driven by player safety, but shortening overtime wouldn't make much of a difference.
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Zimmer called his parents, who traveled in from California to watch his major league debut against Tampa Bay on Tuesday night. This has been a fact ever since joining the Indians organization, striking out 43 times this season in 33 games.