Because after a touchdown, the player will kick into a field goal to 1 point.
When they score a touchdown they have to kick it away and also they have to make a pat after the touchdown or if its a field goal
Yes, the defense can return a missed field goal for a touchdown. However, the touchdown would be credited to the special teams and not to the defense since a field goal is considered a special teams play. The TD would be considered under the heading 'return of a missed field goal' and not a blocked kick nor punt return.
Go for to points or kick a field goal for one point after the touchdown this field goal is known as an extra point.
If a point after touchdown or field goal attempt should hit the goal post and go through the uprights, it is considered a good kick. However, if a passed ball or a fumble hits the goal posts, the ball is considered dead.
touchdowns=6 kick after touchdown=1 run/pass after touchdown=2 field goal=3
A field goal is when a team kicks the ball through the two goalposts (not an extra point, which is a kick taken after a touchdown). A field goal is worth 3 points
A field goal, when the ball is kicked through the upright goalposts, is worth three points. If the kick is made directly after a touchdown, it is not a field goal, but is a "try", also called the "point after touchdown" or PAT, and is worth one point.
A field goal is worth three points regardless of whether it is place kicked or drop kicked.
If a player catches a missed field goal attempt while in the field of play, he can return it for a touchdown, resulting in six points. After the touchdown, his team may kick the PAT (Point After Touchdown) and score another one point, or convert the two point conversion for two points.
Anyone can kick a field goal.