kickers http://wrkf.org en A Closer Look At The NFL's Most Taken-For-Granted Point http://wrkf.org/post/closer-look-nfls-most-taken-granted-point The extra point might just be the most unexciting play in football. After all, the post-touchdown, 1-point kick is successful 99.5 percent of the time — so successful that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell <a href="http://www.nfl.com/videos/nfl-network-total-access/0ap2000000315795/Goodell-talks-possible-elimination-of-extra-points">recently talked about eliminating it</a>.<p>Like the phrase "after-dinner drink," the extra point defines itself in relation to another entity. Tue, 28 Jan 2014 17:00:24 +0000 Mike Pesca 21832 at http://wrkf.org A Closer Look At The NFL's Most Taken-For-Granted Point Are NFL Kickers Getting Better? http://wrkf.org/post/are-nfl-kickers-getting-better Monday's game between the Baltimore Ravens and the Detroit Lions came down to the kicker. NPR's Rachel Martin and sports reporter Mike Pesca discuss the role of the NFL kicker and whether that job is getting more respect from fans and players. Sun, 22 Dec 2013 15:05:00 +0000 editor 20400 at http://wrkf.org