NFL overtime rules won't change

Updated: March 19, 2009, 9:51 AM ET
By John Clayton | ESPN.com

After further review, the NFL overtime rules won't change.

NFL competition committee co-chairman Rich McKay, speaking on a national conference call, said there will be no adjustment to the current overtime rules. The committee met for 10 days in Naples, Fla., and after consulting players and conducting a leaguewide survey of the 32 clubs, there wasn't enough support to make any proposal to change the current overtime rules, which were created to minimize the chance of ties.

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