Lorenzo Alexander

A new NFL season brings a bevy of changes to the game's rules

A new NFL season brings a bevy of changes to the game's rules

With every season, churn, churn, churn. Like every NFL season, there are plenty of changes this year, including new rules and tweaked old ones, big-name players switching cities, and record books that are waiting to be rewritten. Sam Farmer takes a look back and forward at the season to come.

Celebrations — The rules are now relaxed on celebrations, giving players more room to have fun in celebrating big plays. Group celebrations are allowed now, and players can use the football as a prop. It isn’t anything goes, though. Anything the league determines is violent, sexually inappropriate, or taunting will constitute a penalty.

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