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For Ravens, change in NFL's extra-point rule 'would be an advantage'
For Ravens, change in NFL's extra-point rule 'would be an advantage'

Matt Stover kicked in the NFL for two decades, building a reputation for his ability to make clutch field goals. Extra points were even more automatic for the former Raven, a retired Pro Bowl kicker who connected on 591 of 594 career extra points, a 99.5 percent success rate. The NFL wants to increase the difficulty of the extra point, and owners are expected to vote this week on a proposal to shift the attempt from the 2-yard line to the 15-yard line. That would transform the extra point into the equivalent of a 33-yard field goal, and might make NFL teams more inclined to try 2-point conversions. Twenty-four of 32 NFL owners would have to vote in favor of the proposal to enact a rule...

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