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You cannot catch a punt while out of bounds in the NFL.

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When can a punt returner in football go out of bounds and return in bounds to return the punt?

Never . No one can go out of bounds and be the first one to touch the ball.

If a punt is kicked out of bounds is it a penalty?

No. The kicking team is penalized if a kickoff goes out of bounds, but on a punt, the ball is put in play for the receiving team at the point where it goes out of bounds.

What is an in step kick in soccer?

a step kick is where you punt the ball out of bounds

Can a ball be kicked out of bounds on a punt?

Yes, and that is where the ball would be placed.

How is the length of a punt in football determined?

from the line of scrimmage to where it is recovered/goes out of bounds

Can a punt returner advance a punt that has bounced after he has signaled for a fair catch?


If one player calls for a fair catch on a punt can another player on the same team catch and return the punt?

No..Only if the punt is dropped can the play continue.

Illegal man downfield on a punt?


Can punt receiver be blocked to prevent him from catching punt?

Fair catch interference.

Can a player go out of bounds on a punt return and return to tackle the runner?

No. Once a player on the kicking or receiving team steps out of bounds, he is ineligible for the remainder of the play.

Can you fair catch for a touchback on a punt?

No, it is not possible or allowed.

If receiving team touches ball on punt and does not have possession then kicking team touches ball before going out of bounds but does not gain possession which team gets the ball?

Receiving team. Same as a catch. You must have possession before its your ball.

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