Steelers at Ravens: Pittsburgh botches 50-yard field goal attempt (GIF)


Nov 10, 2013; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Steelers kicker Shaun Suisham (6) kicks a field goal held by punter Mat McBriar (10) against the Buffalo Bills during the second half at Heinz Field. The Steelers won the game, 23-10. Mandatory Credit: Jason Bridge-USA TODAY Sports

We’ve seen some crazy stuff on Thanksgiving night so far between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Baltimore Ravens. Seemingly right after the opening kickoff, the two teams were coming to blows with one another. Then, a little while later, Joe Flacco was actually looking the part of someone who deserves one of the largest contracts in NFL history when he hit Torrey Smith on a deep ball thats et up a TD.

But, I’m not sure anything will top what the Steelers did in the second quarter that ended in quite the epic fail.

With about seven minutes to go in the game, Pittsburgh and kicker Shaun Suisham were setting up for a 50-yard field goal attempt to cut into the lead.

I’m not quite sure what happened here, but the ball was never actually kicked. The holder held the ball down, but Suisham never actually kicked the ball, he just ran right passed it. Then, he was flipped the ball–as if the whole play was supposed to be a fake from the get-go which the holder just botched–and he was quickly swarmed by Ravens:


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