Late game-winning FGs on record pace this season
Green Bay Packers kicker Mason Crosby (2) celebrates after kicking a game-winning field goal during the fourth quarter against the San Francisco 49ers at Levi's Stadium. Darren Yamashita-USA TODAY Sports

Late game-winning field goals on record pace this season

Field goals in the final seconds of regulation had a big moment in Week 3, and we aren't just talking about Justin Tucker's record-setting 66-yard kick for the Ravens.

This weekend was no standalone incident, either. According to ESPN Stats and Info, those game-changing kicks are at the forefront of a trend three weeks into the regular season.

Raiders kicker Daniel Carlson also made a splash on Sunday, sending a 22-yard kick between the uprights with just three seconds left in overtime to give Las Vegas a 31-28 victory.

Younghoe Koo did something similar for the Atlanta Falcons as his 40-yarder with three seconds left in regulation pushed his team past the New York Giants and tallied his first NFL game-winner.

The evening even ended with a late-game field goal, with Mason Crosby nailing a 51-yard kick to solidify the Packers' 30-28 win over the 49ers — also with three seconds left on the play clock. 

Chelena Goldman grew up on a street where the boys played street hockey and yelling at baseball and football over the radio was a standard -- making life as a sports geek the perfect fit. She believes in dominance on the blue line, good red wine, and the theory that you can never be too overdressed for any occasion. You can find her gabbing away on Twitter at @ChelenaGoldman.

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