The NFL is anticipated to maintain roster rule revisions from the 2020 season in place for 2021, in keeping with NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero.
The tweaked roster guidelines final yr included a three-week window to return from injured reserve and a vast quantity of gamers being eligible to return from IR. The foundations additionally included an expanded 16-man apply squad.
Denver Broncos coach Vic Fangio must be happy to listen to in regards to the expanded apply squad seemingly sticking round.
“I do assume it could be good to maintain the expanded apply roster,” Fangio said last December. “It’s lengthy been confirmed, though it’s been tried, that I don’t assume we’ll ever have a minor league system in professional soccer.
“The extra guys you’ll be able to have which can be on rosters across the league that may nonetheless develop and never be out on their very own, I feel is an efficient factor.”
The record of gamers who began 2020 on Denver’s apply squad earlier than occurring to spend time on the lively roster final season included QB Brett Rypien, OT Jake Rodgers, RB LeVante Bellamy, RB Jeremy Cox, OLB Derrek Tuszka, LB Josh Watson, DB Alijah Holder, CB De’Vante Bausby and DL DeShawn Williams.
Pelissero famous that nothing is official but, however the league is trending towards holding the revised guidelines for the 2021 season. An official determination may arrive nearer to the beginning of coaching camp in late July.