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# How do you get 7 points in football?

Updated: 9/28/2023

Wiki User

6y ago

Typically, a team receives 7 points from scoring a touchdown (6 points), and then kicking the foot ball through the posts for an extra point.

It is also possible through other means such as a field goal (3 points) and two 2-point safeties, or a touchdown and a 1-point offensive safety.

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6y ago

Wiki User

14y ago

Scoring a touchdown scores you 6 points (the extra point kick after the TD gives you the extra point to make it 7). Or, you can kick 2 field goals (3 pts. + 3 pts. = 6 pts.). Another possible, although improbable, way would be to get 3 safeties (2+2+2=6). Pow!

Wiki User

15y ago

You have to make a touchdown.

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