Bud Grant Urges NFL To Make Rule Changes

NFL: Detroit Lions at Minnesota Vikings
Dec 29, 2013; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Former Minnesota Vikings head coach Bud Grant blows a whistle during the closing ceremony following the game against the Detroit Lions at Mall of America Field at H.H.H. Metrodome. The Vikings defeated the Lions 14-13. Mandatory Credit: Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports

Bud Grant, a Hall of Fame former coach, has urged the NFL to take the boring parts out of games. This includes taking out kneel-downs at the end of the game, fair catches on punts and touchbacks on kickoffs. The NFL has prioritized injury reduction in its rules changes, and kickoffs and punts are at the top of the list of plays the NFL wants to make safer, meaning this change is unlikely.

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