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TFD: NFL reportedly kicking around 43-yard extra point attempts?

Posted by: Michael Rand under Professional football Updated: March 3, 2014 - 4:57 PM

Say what?

The NFL Competition Committee has discussed experimenting this preseason with a longer -- much longer -- extra-point try. According to one member, the committee's meetings this weekend included preliminary talks about placing the ball at the 25-yard line for the extra-point kick -- which would make it a 43-yard attempt -- rather than the 2-yard line, where it is currently placed.

Of all the things being discussed, this seems to be the weirdest. But what do we know?

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