NFL Moves Extra Point From 2-Yard Line To 15-Yard Line For 2015 Season

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Two-point conversions remain at the 2-yard line

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NFL owners approved the Competition Committee’s proposal on extra points for the 2015 season.

The NFL announced the extra point will now be kicked from the 15-yard line with two-point conversions remaining at the 2-yard line. The new rule also gives the defense the ability to score two points on returns.

According to the rule change, if the defense returns a blocked extra point or failed two-point try for a touchdown (i.e. on an interception), they will be awarded two points. Under the previous rule the ball was dead on a failed try.

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