Belichick Wants to Be Proactive on Replay, but NFL Remains Reactive

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Belichick Wants to Be Proactive on Replay, but NFL Remains Reactive
David J. Phillip

Patriots coach Bill Belichick proposed a simple rule change this offseason: Instead of allowing coaches to challenge some officials' calls but not others, simply let a coach throw a challenge flag on any play where he thinks replay will prove the officials got it wrong. Belichick wasn't asking for more challenges — each coach would still be limited to two challenges a game, with a chance for a third challenge if the first two were correct — but he was asking for more opportunities to get wrong calls right.

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