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football/hockey stats question

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by Hoopsfan23, Nov 7, 2007.

  1. Hoopsfan23

    Hoopsfan23 New Member


    New York punts the ball from its own 35-yard line. The ball is caught at the Dallas 18-yard line and is returned to the Dallas 27-yard line. How many yards did the ball travel and what is the NET average?


    Philadelphia scored 263 goals and allowed 253 goals in a season. What is team’s Goals for Average and Goals against Average?
  2. Cape_Fear

    Cape_Fear Active Member

    47-yard punt, net of 38

    divide the goals for and goals against by minutes played and multiply that by 60.
  3. wickedwritah

    wickedwritah Guest

    Goals for and goals against would be total number of goals, divided by number of games. It's pretty basic.
  4. JR

    JR Well-Known Member

    Don't try Save Percentage. :)
  5. Barsuk

    Barsuk Active Member

    On New York's punt, was the line of scrimmage the 35, or was that where the punter kicked it from? Because the distance of the punt is measured from the line of scrimmage, contrary to what most people in high school press boxes think.
  6. Cape_Fear

    Cape_Fear Active Member

    My bad, I was thinking of a goalies GAA.
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