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Let me quote from the rule you have cited. Rule 10, Section 2, Article 1 of the NFL Rules: A Fair Catch is an unhindered catch of an airborne scrimmage kick that has crossed the line of scrimmage, or of an airborne free kick, by a player of the recei
There are only three weeks remaining in the NFL regular season, and while some teams have already secured a playoff berth, many are still fighting for a chance to play deep into January. The Atlanta Falcons punched their ticket by clinching the NFC S
Two teams Head-to-head, if applicable. Best won-lost-tied percentage in games played within the conference. Best won-lost-tied percentage in common games, minimum of four
Why do most coaches save [time outs] till the end of the game? To stop the clock for the possibility of getting the ball back and the opportunity to score, if necessary. An example is from a 2013 wild card game with the Kansas City Chiefs at the Indi
I can speak to athletics/track and field, the sport I sometimes cover. Most events at a professional level and NCAA events at the national level require athletes to pass through a "mixed zone" after competition. This is (usually) a divided space with
It appears that you don't have to declare your intentions to enter the draft. There are certain stipulations in regards to eligibility, though. For example, you can be drafted when you graduate high-school, but if you enter a four-year college, you w
Denver was not penalized for a false start; they were penalized for illegal motion. The referee's hand signal is the same for both (hands rotating around each other). The NFL's official play-by-play reads: (14:53) (Shotgun) 18-P
Let's take a look at the 2014 NFL Draft for example. So, when a player is said to be the “first overall pick for a season, does it mean that he was the first one to be drafted by any team for that year? Or does it mean he was just picked in the first
Pass-rushers play the most physically demanding position in the NFL. They have to keep outside containment responsibilities in the running game while dominating offensive tackles on their way to quarterback sacks. If they aren't linemen in a 4-3 defe
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