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Field goal
also called "goal from the field"

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  1. a kick used to score points in American and Canadian football

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    created by user picturefactobot on January 13, 2009
  2. in U.S. football and Canadian football is a goal that may be scored during general play ("from the field")

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  3. may be scored by a placekick or the very rare drop kick

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  4. The ball must pass "through the uprights", that is, over a crossbar that is 10 feet off the ground and between upright posts that are 18 feet 6 inches (5.64 m) apart, to count, and the kick must not be a kickoff or a free kick following a safety

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    created by user picturefactobot on January 13, 2009
  5. can still be good even if the ball hits an upright or the crossbar

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