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Chiefs' Andy Reid is OK with leaving the extra point as is

John Rieger-USA TODAY Sports

The NFL owners are meeting in Arizona this week where they have been voting (or not voting) on potential rule changes. One of those rule changes involves the extra point, which has come under fire lately because it's such a boring and automatic play for teams. It sounds like a vote on the extra point could be coming in May, not this week.

Chiefs coach Andy Reid joked that the rule change he wants to see is the one about head coaches meeting with the media so many times per week. Putting on his serious face, Reid also said that he would leave extra points alone.

"I'm okay with where it's at and just leaving it where it's at. I don't know if that's going to happen. That's my own feeling on that. Whatever happens, happens."

There are two extra point proposals folks have been talking about. The first is moving the extra point from the 2-yard line to the 15-yard line so that it's a more challenging play. The second is moving the extra point from the 2-yard line to the 1-yard line in the hopes of encouraging teams to go for two more often.

Regarding the latter, plenty of teams would still kick the extra point from the 1-yard line but there would presumably be quite a few more two point conversion attempts which would bring another layer of strategy into the mix. I would prefer two point conversions rather than long field goals (especially when my teams needs the two point conversion) so that would be my vote. It wouldn't be Andy Reid's vote though because coaches don't seem to like too much change.

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