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A team gets four downs to move the ball 10 yards. If unsuccessful, a team usually kicks on fourth down, either by punting to the opponent or attempting a field goal. A team may attempt to achieve the needed yardage on fourth down, but if unsuccessful, the ball is awarded to the opposing team at the spot where the play ended. In Canadian football, teams have only three downs to move the ball 10 yards.

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