NFL owners today approved a rule change of point-after-touchdown kick attempts now being snapped from the 15-yard line instead of the 2. That makes the 1-point try the equivalent of a 33-yard field goal.
Seahawks’ kicker Steven Hauschka hasn’t missed from the 30-39-yard range on a field goal since 2011. He is 52-55 from that range in seven NFL seasons.
Another rule change that came out of the league meetings in San Francisco also make the PAT ”live,” in that now the defense can return a blocked kick or a turnover on a two-point play for two points. Two-point conversion attempts …