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So, what's new in the NFL this season?

So, what's new in the NFL this season?

Like a Peyton Manning-led offense, the NFL is constantly in motion.

Tweaks here, wholesale alterations there … the league is never quite the same from year to year.

A look at some of the changes for the 2015 season:

New rules

The NFL tinkers with its rules virtually every off-season. Some adjustments are more obvious than others, including a particularly noticeable change to the kicking game this fall.

The extra-point attempt will now be snapped from the 15-yard line, slightly ramping up the degree of difficulty for what has become a "gimme" play. Two-point conversions will remain at the two-yard line. Defenses will be allowed...