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Why It's Almost Impossible to Kick a 90 Yard Field Goal

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The world record for a N.F.L. game field goal is 64 yards. But place kickers have sent the ball far further in practice. Is a 90 yard kick possible? To find out, WIRED's Robbie Gonzalez explores the physics of long kicks and gets a lesson from pro kicker Harrison Butker.