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EA Sports trolls NFL kickers hard after record-breaking bad day

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Kickers in the National Football League seem to be finding it harder and harder to complete the simplest part of their jobs, the extra point.

In week 11 of this 2016 season, kickers across the league conspired to miss an incredible 12 extra point attempts, a record figure for a single day in the NFL.

After this mystifying day in football, EA Sports decided to have a little fun with their Twitter account, sending out a message and video that was a big old troll to kickers across the league.


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All the misses from players paid millions to stick a ball through some uprights prompted a lot of chatter on social media. Here's how EA Sports got involved...

Savage. On top of that, kicking is actually a whole lot easier in Madden now than it is in real life football. Will we see any changes in accuracy from the good people at EA? Who knows...

What we do know, however, is the likes of Robbie Gould and Mike Nugent - who both missed two extra points on Sunday - will have to get out on the practice field sharpish with a big bag of balls in order to keep their jobs. 

There is no place on a roster for kickers that miss. We doubt the EA Sports Madden tutorial will help though.

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