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Rule change would have led to Arizona Cardinals win over Seattle in 2016

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The NFL has outlawed the Seahawk leap.

NFL: Seattle Seahawks at Arizona Cardinals Matt Kartozian-USA TODAY Sports

For the Arizona Cardinals, the 2016 season was a big whiff and maybe no game more summed up the Arizona Cardinals season than their tie with the Seattle Seahawks.

However, after the owners meetings in Phoenix, Arizona today, that game would have... hopefully ended with the Arizona Cardinals winning instead of the awfulness we saw actually happen.

It is too little too late for Arizona Cardinals fans, but it is an interesting turn of events, but something we should have seen coming based off Eric Winston, the NFLPA’s president, conversation with Pro Football Talk:

“The jump-over rule on the field goal concerns me, I would say that there’s a chance for a big injury on that play. Just for the jumper getting his legs caught up and landing on his head and for the offensive linemen in between the ‘A’ and ‘B’ gaps.

“If that guy gets his legs hit and falls on someone’s leg, those are big injuries. Those aren’t sprained-ankle sort of injuries.”

Would have been nice to have this help out the Arizona Cardinals in 2016... Alas.