Tag Archives: two-point conversion

  • 9 Ways to Fix The NFL’s Extra Point Problem

    9 Ways to Fix The NFL’s Extra Point Problem

    The extra point in the NFL has become a bit of a nuisance in recent years. Teams are converting their kick 99.3% of the time, which means only 7 of every 1,000 extra point attempts are made interesting. Not exactly a thrilling proposition. So the owners are of one mind that the extra point system needs to […]

  • The NFL Is Changing the Extra Point…They Just Don’t Know How Yet

    The NFL Is Changing the Extra Point…They Just Don’t Know How Yet

    In the early days of gridiron football, touchdowns were worth fewer points than the kick after the touchdown. Presumably, this was because scoring touchdowns was easier than kicking field goals back when the ball was just a sack of potatoes somebody brought from home and the average player wasn’t a 6’4″, 250-pound guy who could […]

  • The Luckiest Two-Point Conversion You’ll Ever See (Video & GIF)

    The Luckiest Two-Point Conversion You’ll Ever See (Video & GIF)

    Here’s the craziest high school football play you’ll see all week, and probably one of the craziest you’ll see all year. It comes via Iowa, where Gehlen Catholic School (Le Mars, Iowa) was taking on North Union High (Armstrong, Iowa) in their homecoming game.  Following a Gehlen touchdown, quarterback Blake Wiltgen lined up for the two-point conversion, took […]

  • This Day In Sports History (September 4th) — The Two-Point Conversion

    This Day In Sports History (September 4th) — The Two-Point Conversion

     It was on this day in 1994 that the first two-point conversion was scored in an NFL game.  It was scored by Cleveland Browns’ kicker Tom Tupa during the first week of the regular season. The American Football League had adopted the two-point conversion rule during its ten seasons, between 1960 and 1969, but the […]

  • Oregon Started The Fiesta Bowl Off With a Bang (Videos)

    Oregon Started The Fiesta Bowl Off With a Bang (Videos)

    The Oregon Ducks may not be the best college football team in the nation, but they are definitely the most exciting.  For proof of that fact, look no further than the opening seconds of last night’s Fiesta Bowl in Glendale, Arizona. Kansas State entered the game knowing that they would have to find a way […]