5 NFL games end on field goals as time expires, most ever in one day

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Arizona Cardinals kicker Matt Prater (5) kicks the game-winning field goal against the Atlanta Falcons during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 12, 2023, in Glendale, Ariz. The Cardinals defeated the Falcons 25-23. (AP Photo/Matt York)

Five games ended with field goals in regulation Sunday, the most in one day in NFL history.

The Cardinals, Browns, Seahawks, Texans and Lions each kicked a field goal as time expired. The previous high in a single day was three.

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Cleveland and Arizona were trailing before their kicks. Dustin Hopkins hit a 40-yarder to give the Browns a 33-31 victory at Baltimore. Matt Prater made a 23-yard field goal to lift the Cardinals to a 25-23 win over Atlanta.

Seattle, Houston and Detroit were tied before their decisive field goals.

Jason Myers kicked a 43-yarder, his fifth of the game, to give the Seahawks a 29-26 win against Washington. Riley Patterson connected from 41 yards for the Lions, giving them a 41-38 win over the Los Angeles Chargers. Matt Ammendola, signed by Houston this week as an injury replacement, nailed a 38-yard field goal to finish the Texans’ 30-27 victory at Cincinnati.


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