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No - this was banned after 1978 when the Raiders deliberately fumbled the ball forward against San Diego for a winning touchdown.

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Q: Can you fumble forward to get a touchdown?
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== == == == When the ball is advanced past the end zone line it is called a touchdown. It is worth 6 points. A touchdown can be scored on offense or defense by any player. A touchdown can also be scored if there is a fumble in the end zone, and the team that scored on that end zone recovers the fumble.

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