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Kicker Caleb Sturgis #9 of the Miami Dolphins kicks an extra point as punter Brandon Fields holds during a game against the Minnesota Vikings at Sun Life Stadium on December 21, 2014 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Rob Foldy/Getty Images)
Kicker Caleb Sturgis #9 of the Miami Dolphins kicks an extra point as punter Brandon Fields holds during a game against the Minnesota Vikings at Sun Life Stadium on December 21, 2014 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Rob Foldy/Getty Images)
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The extra point in football is one of the NFL's easiest plays. This week, the league and owners agreed to make it a little more dramatic.

Starting this fall, the play will be moved back, from the 2-yard line to the 15-yard line. This change was one of three proposals the considered this week at the NFL's spring meeting.

Here & Now’s sports analyst Mike Pesca joins host Jeremy Hobson with details.

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This segment aired on May 21, 2015.

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