Recapture The Memories Of The 2017 NFL Season By Watching Every Team’s Longest Play Of The Year


We’re a couple weeks removed from having football in our lives, and I don’t know about you, but I’m getting sick of betting on Olympic luging. While the emotions tied to the 2017 NFL season are beginning to fade, do yourselves a favor and check out your team’s longest play from scrimmage this season. For old times sake.


Buffalo Bills — 48 yard touchdown run by Shady McCoy. The Bills were the only team not to convert a 50+ yard play the entire season.

Arizona Cardinals — 52-yard pass from Drew Stanton to John Brown and Blaine Gabberts’ 52-yard touchdown strike to Jaron Brown.

Denver Broncos — Brock Osweiler tosses a 54-yard touchdown pass to tight end Jeff Heuerman.

Cleveland Browns — 59-yard scamper by Isaiah Crowell.

New England Patriots — Tom Brady’s 64-yard touchdown heave to Brandin Cooks.

Minnesota Vikings — Case Keenum tosses a short pass to Adam Thielen and he does the rest. 65-yard touchdown.

Baltimore Ravens — Joe Flacco to Mike Wallace for a 66-yard gain that brought the Ravens up to the one-yard line.

Carolina Panthers — Cam Newton tears through the gut of the defense for a 69-yard run. Nice.

Miami Dolphins — Running back Damien Williams runs for a pretty 69-yard run. Double nice.

Chicago Bears — Mitch Trubisky airs it out to running back Tarik Cohen for a 70-yard reception.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers — Jameis Winston hits WR Chris Godwin on a slant route for a 70-yard pickup.

Detroit Lions — Matthew Stafford tosses a 71 yard touchdown pass to the speedy Golden Tate.

Green Bay Packers — Aaron Rodgers slings one to GER-ON-I-MO Allison for a 72-yard gain.

Houston Texans — DeAndre Hopkins catches a screen past and blows by the entire Seahawks defense.

Philadelphia Eagles — Carson Wentz chucks a 72-yard touchdown pass to Nelson Agholor.

Seattle Seahawks — Russell Wilson to Tyler Lockett for a 74-yard score against the unforgiving Jaguars defense.

Washington Redskins — Kirk Cousins throws a pass in the flat to Chris Thompson on 3rd and 19 and he weaves through traffic for a 74-yard gain.

New York Jets — Running back Bilal Power takes a toss to the house for a 75-yard score, the longest run in franchise history.

Tennessee Titans — DeMarco Murry takes a handoff 75 yards for a touchdown. Rishard Matthews catches a 75-yard beauty from Marcus Mariotta. Derrick Henry turns on the jets for a 75-yard score.

Cincinnati Bengals — Andy Dalton delivers a package to A.J. Green for a 77-yard touchdown pass against the Bills.

New York Giants — Eli Manning hits Sterling Shepard on a slant and he took care of the rest. 77-yard score.

Kansas City Chiefs — Alex Smith slings one to Tyreek Hill for a 79-yard touchdown pass against the Jets.

Indianapolis Colts — Jacoby Brissett connects with T.Y. Hilton on a crossing route and Hilton burns the Texans defense for an 80-yard score.

New Orleans Saints — Drew Brees airs it out to Ted Ginn Jr. for an 80-yard score against Ginn’s old Panthers team.

Dallas Cowboys — Dak Prescott throws a short pass to running back Rod Smith and he took advantage of the gaping wide hole in the Giants’ defense.

San Francisco 49ers — C.J. Beathard heaves one to Marquis Goodwin for a touchdown against the, yep you guessed it, New York Giants.

Los Angeles Chargers — Melvin Gordon runs for an 87-yard touchdown run against the Patriots defense we saw in the Super Bowl.

Oakland Raiders — Derek Carr sails one to Amari Cooper for an 87-yard touchdown against the Chargers.

Atlanta Falcons — Matt Ryan hits a wide open Austin Hooper, who delivers a malicious stiff arm en route to an 88-yard touchdown.

Jacksonville Jaguars — Leonard Fournette goes untouched for a 90-yard run against the Pittsburgh Steelers defense.

Los Angeles Rams — Jared Goff slings one from his own end zone to a streaking Robert Woods for a 94-yard score.

Pittsburgh Steelers — Big Ben throws it over the middle of the Lions defense into the hands of JuJu Smith-Schuster for a 97-yard catch and run, the longest play of the 2017 season.



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Matt’s love of writing was born during a sixth grade assembly when it was announced that his essay titled “Why Drugs Are Bad” had taken first prize in D.A.R.E.’s grade-wide contest. The anti-drug people gave him a $50 savings bond for his brave contribution to crime-fighting, and upon the bond’s maturity 10 years later, he used it to buy his very first bag of marijuana.