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Football stat help ... need help quick

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by RedHotChiliPrepper, Sep 14, 2007.

  1. Thanks in advance folks.

    On the opening kickoff tonight, return guy has ball bounce off his chest, never caught it cleanly. Kicking team recovers.

    Is this considered a fumble or just a muff?
  2. Magnum

    Magnum Member

    I believe it's a muff.
  3. ondeadline

    ondeadline Active Member

  4. Thanks folks, that's what I thought, but we questioned here whether you could muff a kickoff.
  5. hockeybeat

    hockeybeat Guest

    Muffed kick recovered by the kicking team.
  6. Magnum

    Magnum Member

    Wouldn't it be muffed return recovered by the kicking team?
  7. Key

    Key Well-Known Member

    Is a muff an actual football stat? Wouldn't this be logged as a fumble?
    How do you account for the change of possession? I'm asking because I really don't know.
  8. farmerjerome

    farmerjerome Active Member

    I'd think so. It has to be a turnover. A muff, but a turnover.
  9. CentralIllinoisan

    CentralIllinoisan Active Member

    Would not be a turnover, because receiving team never had possession.
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