Sporting Charts

First and Ten

What does First and Ten Mean?

This is a situation in which an offense has the ball on first down, with 10 yards to go for a new set of downs.

Sporting Charts explains First and Ten

You can get into this situation by moving the ball past the first down marker, giving you a new set of downs. You can also be in a 1st and 10 situation any time the ball changes possession, or a team turns the ball over.

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