- In response to the whole pass interference no-call controversy in the playoffs, the Detroit Lions have proposed a rule change that would allow penalties to be reviewed.
NFL VP of officiating Dean Blandino said the Lions have submitted a proposal to expand instant replay to include penalties (I.e. PI)— Dave Birkett (@davebirkett) January 29, 2015
- Speaking of potential changes...
Dean Blandino said Calvin Johnson Rule, in effect w/ Dez Bryant, will be reviewed this winter. Changes could be recommended to comp comm.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) January 29, 2015
Troy Vincent says competition committee will look at reducing the goal post width (2-ft each side) this offseason. Pro Bowl was a positive— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) January 29, 2015
Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll blamed a miscommunication on his team's failed negotiations with Golden Tate last year. I'm sure the Lions are quite happy that miscommunication happened, as it helped push Tate to Detroit.
- Former Lion Landon Cohen is now a member of the Seahawks, and his journey to the Super Bowl is pretty remarkable.
- This is a pretty depressing stat:
- Ratings for the Pro Bowl continued to decline this year.
- I'm assuming this means that Sheldon White, the Lions' vice president of pro personnel, is staying in Detroit:
Philadelphia Eagles (@Eagles) January 29, 2015White was believed to be a candidate for a general manager type of job in Philadelphia, but the Eagles simply promoted someone from within to fill the position.
- I was recently a guest on the Cut to the Chase podcast. You can listen to the interview here.
Lions notes: Potential rule changes, Golden Tate, more
Lions notes looks at some potential rule changes, Golden Tate and much more.
By Sean Yuille
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