Broncos HC Nathaniel Hackett Gets Ripped To Shreds For Attempting 64-Yard Field Goal After Team Paid Russell Wilson $242 Million

The Denver Broncos made Russell Wilson one of the highest-paid players in the league when they signed him to a $242 million extension in the offseason.

On 4th and 5 near midfield with less than a minute to go in the game and three timeouts, Hackett decided to kick a 64-yard field goal.

Broncos kicker Brandon McManus missed the kick and Denver lost the game.

After the game, Hackett defended his decision to kick the field goal.

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Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll was surprised by Hackett’s decision to kick the field goal and not give Wilson a chance to get a first down.

“I was surprised they took Russ out at the end. We weren’t thinking field goal there. We were thinking they were going. It gave us a chance to win the game on that play. Very fortunate there.”

Hackett was ripped to shreds by fans over his decision to kick the field goal.

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