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Scoring a field goal in American football cannot be done in conjunction with a touchdown. They are two independent ways of scoring.

You may have meant can you score an "extra point" without a touchdown. In American football, extra points (1 or 2 depending on type of play), can only happen in conjunction with a touchdown. In Canadian football, they may be scored under circumstances not related to a touchdown.

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How much time does an NFL field goal kicker have to kick the ball?

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How can points be scored if a field goal is missed?

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How can a football team score 15 points?

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Why do they kick a field goal after a touchdown?

Because after a touchdown, the player will kick into a field goal to 1 point.


How can a team score in football?

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What is the word when in football a player tries to score a goal but someone is in their way and gets the ball?

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Can the kick after a touchdown be considered a field goal?

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What is the red zone in football?

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