NFL fair-catch kick attempts

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?

Another fair-catch kick found

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

More Fair Catch Kicks

Near the end of regulation of Thursday's Titans-Steelers game, with the score tied and the Titans backed up by their own end zone, Al Michaels and Cris Collinsworth brought up the possibility of a fair catch kick. It didn't happen (there needed to be about 3 more seconds left