Overtime, celebration rules among changes made at NFL owners' meetings

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"In the past week, we have worked with the NFL on the resolution that was presented and are supportive of the NFL Owners' decision to play Super Bowl LV in Tampa and to have Los Angeles host Super Bowl LVI in 2022".

It was originally scheduled to be played in Los Angeles, but construction of the new stadium in Inglewood, Calif., has endured delays because of unusually wet weather.

"In the past week, we have worked with the National Football League on the resolution that was presented today (Tuesday) and are supportive of the National Football League owners' decision to play Super Bowl LV in Tampa and to have Los Angeles host Super Bowl LVI in 2022", Rams COO Kevin Demoff said.

"However, as Rapoport reported, the league requires stadiums to be open for two seasons before they can host a Super Bowl".

"Our focus in this process is this building should host multiple Super Bowls over many generations, and we need to make sure we deliver a building that is an exceptional, Super Bowl-quality building", Rams chief operating officer Kevin Demoff said last week.

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"We think this is an important change, particularly for teams that may be into an overtime situation and a lengthy overtime situation that may have to come back and play on a Thursday night, so this is another positive change", NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said. "I can't tell you how".

"Last year, the National Football League awarded the Super Bowl to the yet-to-be built stadium in Inglewood, California". It would put an undue risk to the Super Bowl and to our fans. Instead, it chose to move the game to Tampa, runner-up to Los Angeles in the bidding.

The league, however, will continue to penalize any celebration deemed offensive, including those that embarrass opponents or mimic the use of weapons. If celebrations are deemed a violation by on-field officials, players could still be penalized under existing unsportsmanlike conduct and taunting violations, as well as fined.

National Football League owners have approved a rule change which will limit the overtime period from fifteen minutes to ten.

"I know he'd like to do more, he looks like he can do more", Coach Mike Mularkey said. Two other former players, Derrick Brooks and James Thrash will hear appeals for players.