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Timeouts,incomplete passes, injuries in which the injured player can't get off the field, and finally, going out of bounds.

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When does the clock stop on a penalty in American football?

Even after a penalty, the clock stops only when the play is over.


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.


When you move the yardage markers for a first down does the clock stop in the NFL?

No. Not in the NFL, only in college football


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.


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.


Why does spiking the football stop the clock?

It is because it is ruled an incomplete pass and therefore time stops.


Do first downs stop the clock in the nfl?

No. That's only a college-football rule.


Did the NFL ever stop the clock after first downs?

No, that rule has been in college football for a long time but has never been adopted by the NFL.


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?

NFL - 60 minutes, 4 15-minute quarters.


What stops the clock in an NFL game?

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