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    clockwise1965
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    11 failed conversions in the NFL today. What's the deal? Any thoughts?

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    thetrinity
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    it feels like blocked fg/pat have been up since last year i dont have any data on this

    anyways, for today, you had some blocked kicks, very windy conditions a few bad kickers missing a perfect storm
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    Thats true and several kicks hit the uprights.

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    Super duper windy throughout country today

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    Make it 12

    Wash just missed one

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    Wonder why?

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    weather was bad everywhere today....could be a reason...idk
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    unde0087
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    I think it has to do with a lack of practicing. For years the extra point was just a formality. Now that the NFL backed kickers up blocking is a bigger issue. I know that some kickers have just flat out missed kicks but it seems that blocked kicks are on the rise. I think special team units need to work harder on blocking as athletes can jump higher and run faster so the kicking game has become something teams need to really focus in on.

    I also think there is a mental aspect to these missed kicks. No kicker wants to be the guy that ends up costing his team a hard fought game because he misses an extra point, so I think the added yardage has made kickers think more than before.

    It is exciting though, I personally think moving the extra point back was a great idea. Long gone are the days of an automatic point.

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    need to move it 5 yards closer in. too hard and far for an extra point.

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    Kicker's balls not as deflated due to more league scrutiny. Harder footballs and colder weather coming in, expect trend to continue.

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