Another thread reminded me of a question I’ve had for some time. I generally get a new rule book every 4-5 years and make notations on rule changes in between getting new copies. I read through the rule book on occasion for fun (maybe odd, but I enjoy it)
Anyway, a friend of a friend knows Ed Hoculi professionally and agreed to pass on my e-mail to him. Ed responded (very quickly I might add). I thought this might be an interesting tidbit for the dopers fans of the NFL.
What really confused me about the rule is that the attempting team is the only team that can score on a PAT, and the defense can’t have possession of the ball (once they obtain possession, the play is over).
Ed’s response is
I wonder if this type of play has ever happened.