Who was the first team to score 2 points on a safety?

April 4, 2020 Off By idswater

Who was the first team to score 2 points on a safety?

† This was the first ever game of the Pittsburgh Steelers, then the Pirates, thus scoring the franchise’s first points on a safety. ‡ This is the only playoff game where a team scored a total of 2 points.

Are there any NFL games with more than one safety?

Due to their uncommon nature, there are a number of records relating to safeties. According to Pro Football Reference, only 9 NFL games since 1940, and only 1 since 1995, have seen both teams score at least one safety. In none of these 9 games did either team score more than one safety.

What’s the NFL record for safeties in a season?

Jared Allen, Ted Hendricks, Justin Houston and Doug English share the NFL career record for safeties with four. League-wide, the record for most safeties scored by all teams in a regular season is 26 in 1988. The fewest safeties scored across the league is 0, occurring in 1943.

What was the highest number of safeties in a season?

The season with the greatest frequency of safeties was 1932, with 8 safeties in 48 games (one safety every six games). The season with the lowest frequency of safeties, outside of the 1943 season, was 1966, with 3 safeties in 105 games (one safety every 35 games).

Who was the first NFL player to score 2 safeties in one game?

On October 21, 1973, defensive end Fred Dryer of the Los Angeles Rams (yes, that is where they played before St. Louis, and they were the Cleveland Rams before that) became the first player in NFL history to score 2 safeties in 1 game, a remarkable feat.

† This was the first ever game of the Pittsburgh Steelers, then the Pirates, thus scoring the franchise’s first points on a safety. ‡ This is the only playoff game where a team scored a total of 2 points.

Due to their uncommon nature, there are a number of records relating to safeties. According to Pro Football Reference, only 9 NFL games since 1940, and only 1 since 1995, have seen both teams score at least one safety. In none of these 9 games did either team score more than one safety.

When is a one point safety awarded in the NFL?

According to the NFL’s scoring rules under Section 11-3-2-C, the rare one-point safety is awarded when a safety occurs by either team during a “try,” or a point after try such as a two-point conversion or extra point attempt.