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  1. Kickoffs set to undergo makeover in order to make play safer


    Wed, 2 May 2018

    five times more likely to sustain a concussion on kickoffs than a play from scrimmage. Competition committee chairman Rich McKay said players sustained 71 concussions on kickoffs the last three seasons, with at least a third stemming from wedge

  2. Kickoff changes could include eliminating running start


    Wed, 2 May 2018

    from the league's player safety meeting in New York. Rich McKay , who serves as the chair of the competition committee ..... Battista (@judybattista) May 2, 2018 And according to Rich McKay of the Competition Committee, there were 71 total concussions

  3. NFL's emphasis on helmet hits remains work in progress


    Wed, 2 May 2018

    ejections resulting from this rule per season and likely five or fewer fouls being called per game for the new rule. Rich McKay , the chairman of the competition committee, compared the implementation of this new rule to the mid-1990's, when

  4. Judy Battista: It's still 'very possible' that the kickoff 'goes away' at some point


    Wed, 2 May 2018


    now not even a two man wedge no running start by the kicking team no pre kick motion by the kicking team you're hurt Rich McKay just mention. Eight guys will have to be up near the ball for the kickoff only three allowed back. The point of all

  5. Trotter: Special teams coaches to propose changes Wednesday to make kickoffs 'safer,' 'more exciting'


    Tue, 1 May 2018


    one point the league soap or cut ups of plays in which a player from last season would be objected this year. And yet Rich McKay the head of the competition committee and Al river on the head of the officiating. Officials. Could not agree that

  6. NFL draft: Ranking the top 10 team hauls of the past 25 years


    Tue, 17 Apr 2018

    Chucky had nothing to do with drafting them. The credit goes to then-Bucs coach Sam Wyche and his general manager, Rich McKay , who deeply researched Sapp's off-the-field issues before snatching him with the 12th overall pick. Brooks was

  7. NFL expands helmet-hit rule, working on targeting rule


    Thu, 29 Mar 2018

    with the crown of their helmets to initiate contact against an opponent on any play, NFL Competition Committee Chairman Rich McKay announced Tuesday. Offending players would be penalized 15 yards and may be disqualified depending on the severity of

  8. Goodell: Helmet should be for protection, not a weapon


    Wed, 28 Mar 2018

    first time we've used replay for safety and I think that's a positive thing. As [Competition Committee Chairman] Rich [ McKay ] said, it's the first time we've used replay in respect to any kind of a foul, but we think that's warranted

  9. Al Riveron breaks down the new NFL rule changes


    Wed, 28 Mar 2018


    catches according to what we now have in place. So we go. It's sexy to box all right then yesterday late afternoon Rich McKay comes as if there's bidding another rule passed one that is. Any contact that is initiated with the helmet is now

  10. Roger Goodell's 2018 Annual League Meeting full press conference


    Wed, 28 Mar 2018


    last year so be happy to the questions. So I also have Rich McKay attentive competition there's. Happy to address any ..... place. They Roger handled the Boston Globe this is Roger Rich McKay gallery running who wants answer this. Has been some

  11. Rich McKay on NFL's new targeting rule: 'If you lower your head to initiate contact ... it's a foul'


    Tue, 27 Mar 2018


    Atlanta Falcons President and CEO Rich McKay addresses the new targeting rule and explains how the NFL believes it will reduce helmet-to-helmet hits moving forward.

  12. McKay: Shazier play wasn't sole impetus for 'targeting' rule to exist, but was part of it


    Tue, 27 Mar 2018


    Atlanta Falcons President and CEO Rich McKay explains why the League felt the need to change the targeting rule.

  13. Pelissero calls helmet-to-helmet rule 'most significant change' NFL has made to hits


    Tue, 27 Mar 2018


    about player safety this came up. Rich McKay basically said they are probably ..... an approach one of the key things Rich McKay said was this is not situation protection ..... strongest move they have made is Rich McKay said they felt it was time pretty

  14. NFL Career Development Symposium features 64 coaches, execs


    Thu, 15 Mar 2018

    and presenters are Arizona Cardinals president Michael Bidwill; Atlanta Falcons chief executive officer and president Rich McKay ; Baltimore Ravens executive vice president and general manager Ozzie Newsome; Tennessee Titans general manager Jon

  15. Mercedes-Benz Stadium


    Tue, 1 Aug 2017

    Atlanta Falcons President and CEO Rich McKay , stands outside the team's new Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

  16. Tiki Barber: Buccaneers almost drafted me over Warrick Dunn


    Tue, 18 Jul 2017


    Ronnie gets drafted parent. The bucks on the clock the draft. And they wanna pick a running back. It's a rich go Rich McKay told me think we almost a Q. But we ended up taking work this with the bucks obviously pound because he's the Florida

  17. Need to Know: Josh Norman doesn't hold back talking Dez, Odell


    Fri, 26 May 2017


    beating the Packers in the NFC championship and now know what they get to open their new home. Dawkins president and CEO Rich McKay said the radio interview today. The team opened for C span stadium on August 26 when the Falcons take on the Cardinals

  18. NFL Spring League Meeting: Owners likely to shorten overtime


    Mon, 22 May 2017

    members of the Competition Committee shrug off concerns that there could be more overtimes -- both Falcons president Rich McKay and Giants owner John Mara have said they view ties as a better tiebreaker when determining playoff spots and seeding

  19. Raiders' move, rule changes highlight Annual League Meeting


    Wed, 29 Mar 2017

    coaches have extolled the extraordinary athleticism required for the play, it is considered dangerous, particularly Rich McKay , the chair of the competition committee said, after the kicking team learned to block the leaper, which caused him

  20. Roger Goodell, Rich McKay and Dean Blandino speak with reporters at the NFL Annual League Meeting


    Tue, 28 Mar 2017


    NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, NFL Competition Committee Chairman Rich McKay and Sr. VP of Officiating Dean Blandino talk with reporters at the Annual League Meeting in Phoenix, AZ.

  21. Atlanta Falcons CEO Rich McKay receives contract extension


    Tue, 21 Mar 2017

    The Atlanta Falcons announced a contract extension for team president and CEO and President of AMB Sports & Entertainment Rich McKay on Tuesday morning.

  22. Falcons arrive in Houston for Super Bowl LI


    Sun, 29 Jan 2017


    Atlanta were also seeing Scott Pioli. Thomas to mid trough the tough to personnel officials coming down followed by a Rich McKay . The team president longtime personnel guy helped him get the the new stadium. Both overseas vet stadium. Tough with

  23. Simms drops dime along sideline to Washington for 43 yards


    Thu, 1 Sep 2016


    the middle you with the rise. It did shoot it to the outside corners play enough so the safety has to make that play. Really love the way Simms got the ball out of his hands it Rich McKay saw that right away he bigot rebate that throw them.

  24. Falcons 2016 outlook


    Tue, 16 Aug 2016


    in Atlanta getting the fan base excited. 88 ain't gonna do it cannot and do it's a look see their front office. Rich McKay former Su role GM of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers he's out there Thomas Jimmy truck is the current GM. And it former GM

  25. Official review: A hairy situation


    Wed, 24 Nov 2010


    president and also be. Co chair of the competition committee rich McKay thanks for joining us what particular. That caught our ..... spend a lot of time with no I didn't. All right the rich McKay joining felt total lack enjoy your Thanksgiving and continued