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Penalties(If a flag is thrown), an incomplete pass, the ball carrier stepping out of bounds, change of possession, the quarterback spiking the ball, and timeouts stop the clock.

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Q: What stops the clock in an NFL game?
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How does the clock start and stop in an NFL Football game?

There is an official timekeeper at each NFL game and he coordinates with the referees.

When does the clock stop in a football game?

The clock stops for several reasons. An official can stop it for an official reason like to take a measurement. Each team can take time outs, this stops the clock. An incomplete pass stops the clock.The clock will stop if there is an injury on the field.

In an NFL game if the ball is punted and lands and stops inbounds but no one touches it does the clock continue to run until it is touched?

No. When the ball ceases reasonable movement, it will be whistled dead by the referee.

Does the clock always stop in the NFL when the ball carrier goes out of bounds in playoff games?

Yes, the clock stops when a player goes out of bounds, not only in NFL playoff games but in any football game at any level. The only exception is if the player's forward momentum is stopped before reaching the sideline.

Does the clock stop in the last two minutes of a game when someone goes out of bounds?

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How many actual minutes are played in a hockey game?

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How does the clock work in the NFL?

The clock is maintained by a certified NFL official. He or she takes cues to start and stop the clock from the referee.

What is the longest amount of injury time added in a football game?

None. The clock stops for injuries. Unlike soccer.

How long does the football game clock run for?

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Does the clock always stop in the NFL when the ball carrier goes out of bounds?

The game clock stops when a ball carrier goes out of bounds maintaining forward momentum. The game clock continues if the ball carrier's forward momentum is stopped in bounds before he goes out of bounds. For most of the game, the clock is restarted when the line judge resets the ball and whistles play to continue. The exception is in the last 2 minutes of the first half or the last 5 minutes of the second half. In those cases, the clock does not start again until the offense snaps the ball.

How much longer is the nfl play clock than the nba shot clock?

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