Was the Miami Dolphins’ butt block the best NFL play because the Butt Fumble?

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This image doesn’t even do it justice.

This picture doesn’t even do it justice.
Picture: AP

From the division that introduced us the Butt Fumble got here a worthwhile sequel from the Miami Dolphins within the wild, closing minutes of their 21-19 win over the Buffalo Payments. Josh Allen threw 63 passes, which is an absurd quantity for such a low-scoring affair. Butt his efforts had been the subplot to the gridiron hijinks that included a Dolphins Butt Block and Isaiah McKenzie’s short-circuited stopping him from getting out of bounds on the ultimate play of regulation.

The chaotic closing minutes featured a litany of busted performs, however none fairly just like the Butt Block. After Tua Tagovailoa inexplicably tried a move from their very own 1-yard-line as an alternative of gaining a yard or two on the bottom and drawing one other 40 seconds off the clock, the Dolphins put their punter Thomas Morstead between a rock and onerous place. With the sideline inches away, and the Payments punt block unit bearing down on him, Morstead appeared to shank the punt backward into a security for the Payments. The 2 factors awarded to Buffalo additionally meant that regardless of having zero timeouts remaining, they’d be in place for a win in the event that they reached subject objective vary. Nevertheless, upon additional overview, it grew to become obvious that Morstead’s punt truly bounced off the cheeks of Morstead’s private protector.

Miami’s Butt Block will go down in sports activities blooper lore alongside Randy Moss mooning Packers followers, Mark Sanchez getting the Rickishi Stinkface ending transfer from his proper guard, and Browns tight finish Gary Barnidge’s “butt catch” (deletes Google historical past).

After the Butt Block, the Payments’ offense discovered themselves able to grab victory from the jaws of defeat. Allen superior the ball to the Dolphins’ 43-yard line, nonetheless, a holding name on David Quessenberry with 18-seconds remaining pushed the Payments again to the opposite aspect of midfield on the Buffalo 47-yard-line.

Buffalo’s collapsing pocket almost corralled Allen for a sack earlier than he tossed a shovel move to receiver Isaiah McKenzie. Nevertheless, as an alternative of taking a direct path to the sideline, in order that Tyler Bass might trot out for a game-winning 58-yard subject objective. McKenzie tried to juke a defender, darted ahead making an attempt to achieve the primary, and was tackled inbounds leaving the Payments scrambling to spike the ball earlier than time expired.

The Payments nonetheless had time to snap the ball as soon as the officers noticed the ball, however third-string heart Greg Mancz didn’t snap the ball earlier than the clock expired. Mancz was solely underneath heart after an harm to second-string heart Greg Van Roten.

Watching from the sales space, offensive coordinator Ken Dorsey went absolutely berserk.

Fortunately, no tablets were broken in the process.

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