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Kickoff change has been approved by the competition committee

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Way to take the "special" out of special teams.

Why not just elinimate kick offs all together, and have the offenses always start at the 20.

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Nobody is looking at to draft a Kick returner number one.

Especially one that has said he doesn't have a great desire to return KO's from the beginning.

He won't lose any value.

He has openly stated he would like to play/make impacts anywhere he can, including kickoff. This is fairly common information from the interviews nfln did during the combine.

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Peterson was on Total Access on NFLN last night. He said that he's been asked by teams about the return game during interviews at the combine. He prefers to do punt returns and not kick returns.

I watched, and didn't hear that. I've also seen him in multiple interview with nfln during the combine, that he wanted and would play anywhere the team wants him to, including returning.

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He has openly stated he would like to play/make impacts anywhere he can, including kickoff. This is fairly common information from the interviews nfln did during the combine.

"I don't want to play kick (off) returner in the NFL -- too much exposure,’’ Peterson said. “So I believe I'll be better and more of a threat at punt return. Obviously, that's where I scored twice this year. No kickoffs."

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Rhys Lloyd just filed for unemployment.

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Way to take the "special" out of special teams.

Danny Crossman sure as hell did.

Still convinced he was some how related to Fox.

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1993 was the last season in which the NFL kicked off from the 35. In 1994 they bumped it back to the 30 to allow for more returns and more excitement. Looks like we can expect a significant decrease in return stats.

1993 - 68.4% KO's returned

1994 - 88.4% KO's returned

1993 - 4 KO returns

1994 - 14 KO returns

2010 - 23 KO returns

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Mike and Mike this morning talked about how much Cribbs and Hester hate this as well as some others like Leon Washington. I stand by statement that PP7 lost some value with this. Maybe not as much as those other guys, but at least a little. And what now of Armanti Edwards. Our 33rd pick is looking even better now huh.

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ya KK...was just going to say...good thing we just extended Leon Washington!

Why they would want to promote more touchbacks, I'll never know...hate the rule. safety reasons - come on...it's a man's sport played by millionaires!!!

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Like I said..it goes against what he said at the combine.

Wonder if he'd tell his future coach no, if he was asked to do so.

You are right, that it doesn't affect his value in the draft.

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