Change Football Scoring

Today, a touchdown counts for 6 points, and extra points count for either 2 points or 1 point, while field goals count for 3 points. If you could redo the point system, how would you score the football game?


I think the football system should be changed and have different scores. I think that the scores should be 4 points for a field goal and 8 points for a touchdown. The extra point would be backed up to the forty yard line and be worth 2 points. Also I think a two point conversion should be three points. A defensive touchdown should be nine points. A safety shpuld be five points. I think this would really change the outcome of many games.
— Ben L - St. John's Lutheran School | WAUWATOSA, WI

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