After a fair catch, an NFL team has the right to take a free kick from the line of scrimmage on the next play. If the kick goes through the uprights, the kicking team scores 3 points. It is also known as a "free kick field goal." What special rules apply?
Sam Baker, Philadelphia vs. San Francisco, December 21, 1969. Wide from 46 yards near the end of the first half. (Baker's day also included an aborted extra point and two other missed field goals, including a potential game-winning 19-yarder with 59 seconds left. It turned out to be the last game of