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On Monday, the annual NFL owners meetings get underway in Orlando for a week dedicated to proposed rule changes to other league announcements.
The league doesn't publish an agenda, but Atlanta Falcons president Rich McKay said in a conference call with the media that Monday is set aside for distributing the league's Competition Committee Report.
"There are 13 playing rules that will be presented to the membership and there are seven bylaws that will be presented to the membership and one resolution that will all be presented through the Competition Committee – not all written by or proposed by the Competition Committee – but those are the ones that will be discussed in our report," said McKay, the chairman of the Competition Committee.
Several proposed rule changes will be discussed and potentially voted upon, including the alteration of the extra point, expansion of the playoffs, and broadening the impact of instant replay, just to name a few.
Owners, general managers and head coaches from across the league will be in attendance at the meetings, however, it was reported by ESPNWisconsin.com that Packers G.M. Ted Thompson will miss this year's meetings due to a personal matter but will still be working from team headquarters in Green Bay.
On Wednesday, Packers head coach Mike McCarthy will meet with the media for an hour-long session.
No exact time or date has been announced, but the owners meetings are when the NFL awards teams compensatory draft choices. The Packers should be receiving two for losing wide receiver Greg Jennings and linebacker Erik Walden in free agency last season with the exact round of the comp picks to be determined.
The NFL typically also announces key dates on the league calendar, such as the matchup of the league's Kickoff game on opening weekend. The Packers have been speculated as an opponent for the defending Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks in Week 1.
Cheesehead TV will provide updates as the league meetings unfold, new rules are implemented and news breaks.
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