Former NFL star Troy Vincent says the NFL rules changes are “necessary” because “this is a different time and a different era,” where player safety is paramount. And Vincent should know. He’s the league’s executive vice president of football operations.
There have been so many complaints with how officials are calling roughing-the-passer penalties this year that people wonder how it can be changed. FOX analyst Mike Pereira, the NFL’s former head of officiating, has an answer.