Rule to be discussed in offseason

Updated: November 25, 2012, 2:04 PM ET
By Adam Schefter | ESPN

The NFL is not expected to change the challenge flag rule that came into play in the Detroit Lions-Houston Texans Thanksgiving Day game this season but is expected to do so this offseason, according to a league official.

Some had suggested the rule could be changed as early as this week, with a potential emergency meeting Monday. The league, however, said that wouldn't be the case.

The current rule punishes head coaches such as Detroit's Jim Schwartz ...

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