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Touchbacks

Brandon Tate #19 of the New England Patriots carries the opening kickoff in for a touchdown at the start of the game against the St. Louis Rams on August 26, 2010 at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Moving Kickoff, Touchback Touchy Issue At NFL Meetings

Few plays are as memorable or dangerous as long kickoff returns. The NFL wants to keep those “game-breaking” plays, but also wants them to be safer.

03/22/2011