Harrison: Week 13 Power Rankings
Twenty-six of the NFL's 32 teams are on the move -- some up, some down -- in Elliot Harrison's updated pecking order. More ...
NFL.com's Ian Rapoport said Tuesday on "NFL Total Access" that a change prior to the postseason could be approved since the playing field will be leveled at that time, providing a natural starting point.
Following a Houston Texans touchdown in which running back Justin Forsett was clearly down by contact, Schwartz made the mistake of throwing his challenge flag. All scoring plays automatically are subject to review, and any team challenging a play in that instance is subject to an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty.
Under the current rule, "the Replay Official cannot initiate a review of any ruling against a team that commits a foul that delays the next snap."
The Lions got burned by a flawed rule that the NFL appears intent on changing -- possibly as soon as January.