Competition committee admits new PI rule was 'not great' in 2019

Posted On: Feb 24, 2020   |   Posted By: TheScore

The NFL's competition committee isn't thrilled with the results of the experimental rule to make pass interference reviewable. During the 2019 season, calls were largely left up to the officiating office in New York to handle, resulting in just 24 of 101 reviews being reversed. Implemented to bring clarity, the new rule instead further frustrated coaches and fans alike. "Overall, the results were not great," committee member and Green Bay Packers president Mark Murphy said Monday, according to ESPN's Kevin Seifert. "And I think it really is putting the New York office in a very difficult position... But it's still pretty early, we're looking at different options." The committee has yet to decide on whether to continue on with the rule or to squash it after one season. "You have to decide from a cost-benefit analysis standpoint: Is this worth it? Are we getting enough bang for our buck as far as the game goes?" committee chairman and Atlanta Falcons president Rich McKay said. "And that's one that the clubs...

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