Scoring System In The NFL

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The CFL, the Canadian football league, has paved the way for their southern neighbors to adopt an interesting scoring system in the NFL: the 1-pointer in scoring. In Canada, “the rouge”, which is an equivalent to a punt that goes into an end zone and not retrieved earns, 1 point for the kicking team. A safety is now possible for either team and will be worth 1 point. Under Rule 11-3-2-c, “If the try results in what would ordinarily be a safety against either team, one point is awarded to the opponent.” But the new NFL rules don’t stop there. The change to the safety rules on extra points and 2-point conversions is also seeing a bit of an alteration. In the past., if an extra point was blocked, the ball was declared dead if a defender got
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