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NFL 101: Extra-point pain; Raiders gain

Detroit Lions kicker Matt Prater (5), pressured by Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey (20) misses the point after an attempt during an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016 in Detroit. There were 12 missed extra-points in Week 11.
Detroit Lions kicker Matt Prater (5), pressured by Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey (20) misses the point after an attempt during an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016 in Detroit. There were 12 missed extra-points in Week 11. The Associated Press

Five takeaways from Week 11:

▪ The only thing extra about extra points are their difficulty.

▪ It’s hard to R-E-L-A-X when the Packers’ defense takes the field.

▪ The Cowboys are a handful.

▪ At least the 49ers showed some fight. For a half.

▪ The Raiders are ready for prime time.

Jeff Caraska

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