49ers at Panthers: Cam Newton flops after Ahmad Brooks dives offsides (GIF)

Jan 12, 2014; Charlotte, NC, USA; Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) throws under pressure from San Francisco 49ers nose tackle Glenn Dorsey (90) during the first quarter of the 2013 NFC divisional playoff football game at Bank of America Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports

The Carolina Panthers were getting close to scoring position, when one of the most unintentionally hilarious penalties of the first half occurred. 49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks was attempting to time the snap like he did last time he was able to stuff the Panthers on fourth down, but he terribly mistimed his efforts.

The result was a beautiful dive over the line by Brooks, with an incredible flop from Cam Newton.

It was an all around entertaining play.

If you missed how it all went down, you can check out the result below, via Cork Gaines:

For entertainment value, here is a still photo of Brooks flying over the top:


Topics: Ahmad Brooks, Cam Newton, Carolina Panthers, San Francisco 49ers

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