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Report: NFL to mull roughing the passer penalties amid outrage

The NFL plans to discuss roughing the passer penalties amid outrage over two disputed calls in Week 5, a person with direct knowledge of the matter told The Associated Press.

The person, speaking on condition of anonymity because the conversations are internal, said changes to the rule are not expected during the season. The person also said the league has not given officials a directive to emphasize roughing calls following Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa's concussion.

NFL owners will meet in New York next week. The league's Competition Committee -- composed of six team owners/executives and four head coaches -- makes most of the recommendations for rule changes.