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www.espn.com/nfl/story/_/id/26299473/how-nfl-save-onside-kick

The NFL's onside kick might be responsible for more drama than any other single strategy in football. The mere possibility that a team can steal an extra possession has preserved hope and extended ...

archive.advancedfootballanalytics.com/2009/09/onside-kicks.html

The kick recovery was worth a very considerable +0.12 WP. The Cardinals went on to score a touchdown, taking a 14-0 lead. How smart are onside gambles like this? Onside kicks in the NFL are successful 26% of the time. It’s true, but it’s also very misleading.

profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2018/10/23/new-kickoff-rules...

In 2014 NFL teams tried 59 onside kicks and recovered nine of them, or 15 percent. When onside kicks are more difficult, comebacks are less likely. And games with late comebacks are some of the ...

www.nfl.com/.../nfl-owners-reject-onside-kick-alternative-proposal

NFL owners rejected a proposal, proposed by Denver, "to provide an alternative onside kick that would allow a team who is trailing in the game an opportunity to maintain possession of the ball ...

www.sportingcharts.com/nfl/stats/onside-kickoff-success

home > nfl > stats > onside kickoff success Since onside kicks are rarely successful, it's usually a despiration attempt at the late stages of a football game. An onside kick can be recovered by the kicking team only after it travels 10 yards beyond the point where it was originally kicked.

www.reddit.com/r/nfl/comments/3fwh8s/what_is_the...

Of course one of the primary benefits of the onside kick is the "surprise" onside kick. Broadly defining that as any onside kick NOT in the 4th quarter we see those recovered by the kicking team at a 47.5% rate (though only attempted 158 times in 3381 total games, roughly once every 21.4 games).

www.washingtonpost.com/sports/2019/01/16/onside-kicks-have...

The onside kick long has been one of the NFL’s more captivating plays. It has been the last vestige of hope countless times for a team attempting to mount a late-game comeback by securing one ...

www.optimumscouting.com/news/the-death-of-onside-kicks-why-nfl...

Traditionally, as seen above, return teams not expecting an onside kick attempt would only have six or so bodies within range to realistically recover a surprise onside kick. In the first three quarters of NFL games since 2009 (including playoffs), kicking teams recovered 22 of 85 onside kicks (25.9 percent.)

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In the regular season, teams recovered just four out of 52 combined onside attempts, which is less than eight percent. If the new rule change passes as many anticipate, transitioning from onside kicks to 4th and 15 conversions should add intrigue to the end of NFL games.

www.espn.com/nfl/story/_/id/26198578

NFL teams have proposed nine rule changes for 2019, including an intriguing alternative from the Denver Broncos to bypass the onside kick. According to the Broncos' proposal, released Friday night ...