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Extra Point (XP)

ex*tra point

What Is The Definition Of An Extra Point (XP) In Football?

1. This refers to the point that is earned after a team scores a touchdown. An extra point has to be earned by kicking the ball, with their place kicking unit, through the goal posts in the oppositions end zone. The total points earned for a touchdown plus the extra point is seven points.

Examples Of How Extra Point Is Used In Commentary

1. With the score tied at 13 and with no time remaining, the kicker must make this extra point to win the game.

Sport The Term Is Used

1. Football

Abbreviated As:

1. Extra Point Attempt – XPA
2. Extra Point Made – XPM
3. Extra Point – XP

Also Known As:

1. Point After Touchdown (PAT)

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