extra point

noun

Definition of extra point

: a point gained on a conversion in football

Examples of extra point in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web After a holding penalty, the Breakers broke through with a 33-yard screen pass from Sloter to Anthony Jones, then kicked an extra point. Tyler J. Davis, Detroit Free Press, 29 May 2022 But yet another extra point kick failed, this one by Benedict's Rigoberto Tinoco. Brett Martel, ajc, 20 Feb. 2022 Carrizosa, who punted five times Sunday, missed a 39-yard field goal and an extra point last week before not getting a chance at either this week. Tyler J. Davis, Detroit Free Press, 2 May 2022 The lead changed hands three times in the final two minutes of regulation before Harrison Butker, who earlier missed a field goal and extra point, drilled a 49-yarder for Kansas City as time expired to force overtime. Dave Skretta, chicagotribune.com, 24 Jan. 2022 Indeed, the lead changed hands three times in the final two minutes of regulation before Harrison Butker, who earlier had missed a field goal and extra point, drilled a 49-yarder for Kansas City as time expired to force overtime. CBS News, 24 Jan. 2022 The lead changed hands three times in the final two minutes of regulation before Harrison Butker, who earlier missed a field goal and extra point, drilled a 49-yarder for Kansas City as time expired to force overtime. Tim Bielik, cleveland, 23 Jan. 2022 Indeed, the lead changed hands three times in the final two minutes of regulation before Harrison Butker, who earlier had missed a field goal and extra point, drilled a 49-yarder for Kansas City as time expired to force overtime. Dave Skretta, courant.com, 23 Jan. 2022 Jason Sanders now has missed a field goal or extra point in six of the past eight games, as the Sun-Sentinel’s David Furones researched. Dave Hyde, sun-sentinel.com, 5 Dec. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of extra point

circa 1949, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of extra point was circa 1949

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Last Updated

26 Jun 2022

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“Extra point.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/extra%20point. Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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