The debacle started in Sunday morning’s game between the 纽约喷气机 和 Atlanta Falcons. Jets kicker Matt Ammendola missed an extra-point attempt in the third quarter after a score. It was the first of what would become a trend early in the 1 下午. ET games.
Houston Texans place kicker Ka’imi Fairbairn (7) reacts after missing an extra point against the New England Patriots during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, 十月. 10, 2021, 在休斯敦. (AP Photo/Justin Rex)
The game between the Houston Texans 和 新英格兰爱国者 featured three consecutive missed extra points. Houston scored in the first quarter to go up 6-0, but Kai Fairbairn missed the extra point. The Patriots scored in the second quarter, but Nick Folk missed the PAT. Fairbairn missed a second after the Texans took a 12-6 铅.
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在里面 绿湾包装工–辛辛那提孟加拉虎 游戏, Mason Crosby missed his extra-point attempt after Aaron Rodgers threw a touchdown pass to A.J. Dillon.
Mason Crosby (2) of the Green Bay Packers kicks a field goal during a game against the Pittsburgh Steelers at Lambeau Field Oct. 03, 2021 in Green Bay, 威士. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)
杰克逊维尔美洲虎 kicker Matthew Wright also missed a point after in the first quarter. Tennessee Titans kicker Randy Bullock managed to nail his first two PATs in the game.
新奥尔良圣徒 kicker Cody Parkey also joined the missed PAT party. He missed one after an Alvin Kamara touchdown against the 华盛顿足球队.
Kicker Matt Ammendola of the New York Jets adds a PAT during the Tennessee Titans-New York Jets game at MetLife Stadium on October 3, 2021 in East Rutherford, 新泽西州. (Photo by Al Pereira/Getty Images)
NFL fans were taking notice of the kickers’ performances early in Sunday’s schedule.
Leaving points on the field may come back to haunt some of these teams.