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The Game

1) Rule 1 Conduct of the Game – Helmets - sentence added: Any player’s chinstrap must be completely fastened prior to the snap.

2) Rule 3 Scoring – Field Goal - After a field goal there are only two options to the team scored upon, kickoff from their own 35-yard line or receive a kickoff from the opponents 35-yard line.

3) Rule 3 Scoring – Safety Touch - After a Safety Touch, there are still three options to the scoring team: kickoff from their 35-yard line, scrimmage at their 35-yard line or receive a kickoff from the opponent’s 25-yard line.

4) Rule 4 Scrimmage – Designated QB’s - Designated QB is not required to line up in a position to receive the snap

5) Rule 5 Kicking – Illegal Interference - Illegal Interference by the kicking team while the ball is in the air will be applied at the point possession is gained by the receiving team.

6) Rule 7 Fouls and Penalties – Crackback Blocks - The rule regarding Crackback Blocks has been amended to penalize any outside-in block below the waist.

7) Instant Replay – Type of Reviewable Play added - Simultaneous catch has been added to the list of reviewable plays.

8) Instant Replay Overview – Number of Challenges - If a team is successful on their first two replay challenges they will be granted a third challenge.

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