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Cairo Santos was really, really accurate in 2020

When it comes to making field goals in the NFL, kickers have 18 feet, 6 inches to work with above the crossbar that’s 10 feet off the ground.

As Chicago Bears fans, we know just how critical it is for kickers to split those uprights.

The 2018 season could have gone much differently had the Bears kicker not been so prone to doinking (and double-doinking) things that year.

The shape of the football lends itself to wobbling one way or the other depending on the wind conditions, so the truer a kicker’s aim is, the more likely he is to keep the football as far away from the goalposts as possible.