Can a punter punt twice?

Can a punter punt twice?

If you look at the NFL rulebook, there’s a specific note within the kick from scrimmage section that should make this punt legal. You CAN punt twice if the ball remained (and remains) behind the line of scrimmage after the first one.

Can a punter kick the ball twice?

MORE: NFL taunting rules, explained The punter kicks the ball again from behind the line of scrimmage. This is a legal kick and the result of the play was the ball was ruled down at the 11 yard line.”

Can a punter punt twice in a row?

But two punts are permitted, as long as the second punt happens at or behind the line of scrimmage. (As currently written, the rule requires the ball to remain behind the line of scrimmage at all times.)

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Can you kick back a punt?

Punts can be some of the most boring aspects of the wonderful game of football. Imagine spicing it up with the very thought that at any time, it could just be punted back the other way. The kicking team cannot recover their own punt, except for the kicker and any players that were behind the kicker when he kicked.

Was double punt a penalty?

Officials deemed that there was no penalty on the play for punting it twice because as the rulebook states, a second kick behind the line of scrimmage is legal as long as it doesn’t cross the line.

Does a blocked punt count as a punt?

Blocked punts are charged to the team, not to an individual. If the defense recovers the blocked punt, the return yards are calculated from the line of scrimmage. If a deflected punt goes past the line of scrimmage, it is scored as a punt and not a blocked punt.

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Can you throw a pass after a blocked punt?

rule book states that you cannot throw a pass after a blocked punt.

Can a punter catch his punt?

Yes, when punting the punter himself as well as any of his teammates have the option to catch the ball. Though when a punt is caught by the punting team they do not remain in possession of the ball.