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Bill Belichick against kickoff changes

Updated: March 22, 2011, 10:50 AM ET
By Mike Reiss | ESPNBoston.com

NEW ORLEANS -- Bill Belichick is not in favor of the NFL competition committee's new kickoff proposal.

To reduce injuries on kickoffs, the committee is proposing moving the kickoff up to the 35-yard line, and bringing a touchback out to the 25. No player other than the kicker would be allowed to line up more than five yards behind the ball, and the committee will suggest outlawing the wedge on kickoffs; all blocking wedges were reduced to two players in 2009.

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