In case you didn’t watch Sunday Night Football you missed perhaps, and I am being 100% serious, the dumbest play in the history of the NFL. Forget the butt fumble, that’s not even close to the top now.
On 4th-and-3 down by six in the third quarter from their own 36-yard-line the Colts lined up and attempted this…
— NFL (@NFL) October 19, 2015
Needless to say everyone was left scratching their heads and wanting an explanation.
After their ensuing loss Colts Coach Chuck Pagano met the media and, well, we’re still quite not sure what happened…
Colts coach Chuck Pagano explains what we all were wondering…. What the heck were they doing?? http://t.co/i2wSuohTWN
— NFL Network (@nflnetwork) October 19, 2015
Of course, this being the Internet people on Twitter were having a WHOLE lot of fun with the head-scratching play call.
— Jesus Flores (@SSgtFlo1) October 19, 2015
This is how that fake punt by the Colts should have been ran, man. This has first down written all over it. pic.twitter.com/d4TWbC3wfh
— Jon Gruden (@Faux_Gruden) October 19, 2015
— Andrew Luck (@FauxAndyLuck) October 19, 2015
In a final act of defiance, The Colts coaching staff dramatically hurled the playbook into the sea. pic.twitter.com/CnWGaIeebv
— Will McAvoy (@WillMcAvoyACN) October 19, 2015
That was essentially a Madden glitch, an email to EA and a restart.
— Adam Kramer (@KegsnEggs) October 19, 2015
Michigan ran the second-worst special teams play of the weekend. Think about that.
— Kevin Clark (@KevinClarkWSJ) October 19, 2015
— Matthew Henderson (@mhenderson95) October 19, 2015
If Chuck Pagano were to get fired today it wouldn’t be the most surprising thing to ever happen in the NFL. After all, there was that fake punt call last night and no way it could EVER beat that.