Kick­ers set record of fu­til­ity for ex­tra-point con­ver­sions

The Myanmar Times - - Sport -

NA­TIONAL Football League kick­ers set a new fail­ure record on Novem­ber 20 by miss­ing a com­bined 12 touch­down con­ver­sion kicks, break­ing a mark of 10 misses in a sin­gle week that had stood for 46 years.

In the en­tire 2014 cam­paign, only eight con­ver­sion kicks were missed.

Cincin­nati’s Mike Nu­gent and Rob­bie Gould of the New York Giants each botched two point-af­ter-touch­down (PATs) kicks to help push the to­tal over the top in Novem­ber 20 af­ter­noon games alone, with an­other miss by Wash­ing­ton’s Dustin Hop­kins in a night game.

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