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Chicago Bears kicker Robbie Gould kicks for an extra point alongside teammate Adam Podlesh. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Bernstein: One Last Point…

The extra point is football, but not really. More than anything, it’s punctuation. It’s a superfluous activity providing little more than a familiar, habitual marking point in the rhythm of the game, soon to be kicked to the curb.

670 The Score–01/22/2014