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If the field goal is blocked, and you recover, you can re-kick another field goal. If you miss the field goal it is a turnover. So, it is best to kick your field goal on 4th down

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Q: In football what happens if you miss a field goal on first down?
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What happens after a first down in football?

2nd down =]

What happens next after the first down in football?

It goes to the second down

How dothey create the yellow line on the football field that marks the first down on tv?

The yellow line that you see on your TV screen is not on the football field. It is only a visual reference for those of us watching the game on TV so we can see how far the offense needs to go to get a first down.

What are the rules in flag football in order to get a first down?

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What happens when a football team is on the fourth down at the end zone and goes for it and misses?

The other team takes over and starts working their way down the field from that point near the end zone.

What does block down mean in football?

A block down field beyond the line of scrimmage

When do you punt in football?

On fourth down, unless you are close enough for a field goal try. You can choose to "go for it" on fourth down, but if you don't make a first down then you lose the ball at the spot where you were. Punting allows you to give the ball to the other team as far as you can kick it down field.

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What does it mean for a football team to take advantage of the football field?

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How many people can lie down on a football field?

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Does a team have three tries to make a first down in football?

In the Canadian Football League, a team has three plays to make a first down. In the National Football League, a team has four plays to make a first down.

How do you player of football player?

The goal of football is to move the ball down the field and into the end zone for a touchdown.

What is the end of a football field?

the end of the football feild is ware the play run to too get a tuch down

How do you get a first and ten in football?

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How is math used in coaching football?

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How do you keep a boy from mentally breaking down on a football field?

Give him what he wants and be patient...

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