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Pigskin Dispatch Podcast: Before Points-Based Scoring
Pigskin Dispatch podcaster Darin Hayes and I discuss a recent TidBit about football’s original scoring system, which was not based on points. Click here to listen, or subscribe to Pigskin Dispatch wherever you get your podcasts.
The early scoring system was a bit bizarre and reflected the fact the purpose of the game was to score goals by kicking the ball. Touchdowns were a means to an end, providing an easier method to kick a goal.
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