Over the years, the NFL has gone out of its way to change the fundamental rules of the game in order to make it safer for its players. Or so they claim. Most of these changes have come as a result of the league's increasing fear about becoming liable for concussion-related injuries as more and more becomes known about the consequences of football's violent nature. Beyond that, though, sometimes it just seems like nobody in the NFL wants us to enjoy the game anymore. Like, banning touchdown celebrations? Are they serious?
Whether it has to do with the softening of the sport, or sucking the enjoyment out of it; the fact remains that there have been some pretty bad decisions made by league officials in recent years. So we decided to list the 10 Dumbest Rules Changes in NFL History just so you guys can see what we mean. Are we ever going to be able to get some fun back in football again?