FRAME GAME: More Kicking Game Issues

What went wrong when Penn State's Sam Ficken had a short field-goal try blocked Saturday. Go through the frame-by-frame breakdown to see.

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Penn State kicker Sam Ficken's tough season continued here Saturday, even as the Nittany Lions beat Illinois 35-7.

Ficken was 0 of 2 on field-goal tries, first missing a 47-yarder then having an 18-yarder blocked.

Ficken is now 2 of 8 on field-goal attempts this season with a long of 32 yards.

The 18-yarder — which was shorter than an extra-point try — appeared to be a gimme. But it obviously wasn't. Check out what went wrong in the Frame Game Gallery above. Be sure to click the expand button in the lower right of the frame to see full-screen versions of the images.

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