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A break with tradition on replay

With expansion to turnovers, it won't be long before booth makes all replay calls

Originally Published: March 28, 2012
By John Clayton | ESPN.com

PALM BEACH, Fla. -- After further review, NFL owners decided Wednesday to expand replay reviews to turnovers and extend the postseason overtime rules to the regular season, making sure both teams get possession in the extra period.

This is a significant change for pro football. Perhaps the most amazing switch is how traditionalists have given way to more populist positions. Opposition to replay officiating had been an owners meetings tradition.

In the past, the ...

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