A LOOK AT WHAT’S NEW FOR THE NFL IN 2021
If you haven’t checked in on the NFL since the Super Bowl, you’ve missed quite a bit.
There were seven coaching changes, the league added a 17th game to each team’s schedule, fans are expected back in the stands in every stadium and there are STIFF PENALTIES FOR ANY PLAYER THAT MISSES A GAME DUE TO COVID-19 AND IS UNVACCINATED.
Even the preseason has had some odd headlines. The NEW YORK GIANTS HAD THREE PLAYERS RETIRE IN FOUR DAYS during training camp. HBO’s “HARD KNOCKS,” featuring the Dallas Cowboys, revealed that quarterback DAK PRESCOTT had not one, but two surgeries after his gruesome ankle injury last October.
There are also changes to the rulebook, although one of them won’t be a factor when the games start counting. Here’s a look at the new rules that the NFL adopted in April, which take effect this season...