Competition committee should address timeouts, forceouts

One big issue this season is the use -- and abuse -- of timeouts. Next March, the competition committee should give that and another issue heavy consideration, Len Pasquarelli writes.

Originally Published: December 7, 2007
By Len Pasquarelli |
Andy ReidHunter Martin/Getty ImagesThe timeout signal could become a hot-button topic at the next competition committee meeting.
The NFL competition committee, the influential group that essentially shapes the game's playing rules, always has a lot to consider when it huddles every March in advance of the annual league owners meeting.