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  1. Around the Horns: Inside the Vikings' fake punt

    Ben Goessling

    Welcome to Around the Horns, our daily look at what's happening on the Minnesota Vikings beat: When Vikings special teams coordinator Mike Priefer started working for Mike Zimmer, he realized he was going to have a new challenge on his hands -- or...

    Blog | November 21, 2014
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  3. Lions explain Sam Martin's fake punt passes

    Michael Rothstein

    DETROIT -- Jim Caldwell couldn't recall a time quite like the first half Sunday -- at least during his own decision-making in his head coaching career. The first-year Detroit Lions head coach greenlit not one but two fake punt calls in the first h...

    Blog | November 09, 2014
  4. Brett Favre says St. Louis Rams QB Austin Davis can be next Tom B...

    Former Packers great Brett Favre says Rams QB Austin Davis can be the next Tom Brady or Kurt Warner.

    Story | Conversation | October 22, 2014
  5. Morning Ram-blings: Jeff Fisher's big risk

    Nick Wagoner

    EARTH CITY, Mo. -- There's no denying the fake punt called by St. Louis Rams coach Jeff Fisher to seal his team's win against the Seattle Seahawks was some combination of gutsy and crazy, but it's hard to put into context how much of each goes into t...

    Blog | October 21, 2014
  6. Rams use fake punt, long returns to upset rival Seahawks

    Punter Johnny Hekker's pass from the St. Louis 18 caught the Seattle Seahawks by surprise for the last of three big plays by Rams special teams in a 28-26 victory over the defending Super Bowl champions on Sunday.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | October 19, 2014
  7. Eric Weddle takes blame for failed fake punt

    Eric D. Williams

    SAN DIEGO -- San Diego Chargers safety Eric Weddle took the blame for making a fake punt call on fourth-and-35 from Oakland's 46-yard line in the third quarter. Weddle said he saw receiver Seyi Ajirotutu uncovered on the perimeter and thought he c...

    Blog | October 12, 2014
  8. 49ers' fake punt call keeps key drive alive

    Paul Gutierrez

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Craig Dahl did not want to get into specifics, lest he give away the game plan, so to speak. But he did want to give an inside look as to what went down when he converted a fake punt on fourth-and-1 from the San Francisco 49ers'...

    Blog | October 05, 2014
  9. Niners use trick play to beat Chiefs, win reunion with Alex Smith...

    Colin Kaepernick threw for 201 yards and a touchdown, Frank Gore ran for 107 yards and the San Francisco 49ers converted a fake punt to beat the Kansas City Chiefs 22-17 on Sunday.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | October 05, 2014
  10. Saints coach Sean Payton regrets fake punt

    Mike Triplett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- To be fair, there is no such thing as a high-percentage play when you are down 31-17 and facing a fourth-and-9 with 7:45 remaining in a game. But a fake punt clearly wasn't the answer. And New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton s...

    Blog | September 29, 2014
  11. Cowboys stop fake punt with 10 men

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The New Orleans Saints were trying to mount a comeback against the Cowboys on Sunday night when coach Sean Payton elected to fake a punt midway through the fourth quarter. Punter Thomas Morstead was sacked for a 2-yard loss by ...

    Blog | September 29, 2014
  12. No. 1 impact play: Weddle's fake punt

    Eric D. Williams

    In this series, we count down the top 10 impact plays for the San Diego Chargers that helped shape the team's 2013 postseason run. Situation: Fourth-and-2 from San Diego's 28-yard line. Score: Chargers and Chiefs tied 24-24 in overtime of a Wee...

    Blog | March 22, 2014
  13. Morning Ram-blings: Jeff Fisher's regret

    Nick Wagoner

    SAN FRANCISCO -- When St. Louis Rams coach Jeff Fisher addressed his team after its 23-13 loss to the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, he pointed the finger at himself in large part because of a failed fake punt that allowed the game to get away early ...

    Blog | December 02, 2013
  14. Seeking precedent for Seahawks' fake punt

    Mike Sando

    Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll has apologized for the fake punt his team executed against Buffalo while holding a 47-17 lead Sunday. The regrets he expressed do not match up with Fox screenshots showing Carroll congratulating players for succ...

    Blog | December 17, 2012
  15. Carroll explains fake punt while up 30

    Mike Sando

    Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said he regretted executing a fake punt while holding a 47-17 lead over the Buffalo Bills on Sunday. "I feel bad about this," Carroll told reporters after the 50-17 victory. "That was part of our game plan. It w...

    Blog | December 16, 2012
  16. Pete Carroll, Seattle Seahawks coach, feels 'bad' about fake punt...

    Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said he regrets allowing his team to attempt a fake punt while they had a 30-point lead in the fourth quarter of Sunday's game against the Buffalo Bills.

    Story | Conversation | December 16, 2012
  17. Fake punt while up 30 not running it up?

    Mike Sando

    The Seattle Seahawks just executed a successful fake punt while holding a 47-17 lead over the Buffalo Bills with 9:20 remaining in the fourth quarter. The fake set up a field goal. Last week, the Seahawks tried a deep pass on fourth-and-23 whil...

    Blog | December 16, 2012