Everyone knows that there have been some dumb actions on NFL football fields throughout the years. á One of the all-time classics, and actually THE all-time classic, involved Jim Marshall of the Vikings, playing against guess who? Yep, the 49ers, at Kezar stadium in 1964. á Marshall scooped the ball up, saw an open field in front of him, and was so exited that he did not have the time to stop and think about which direction he was facing. á Honestly, its kind of surprising this kind of thing has not happened more than once. á In the thick of battle, in the fog of war, it can be difficult to have an accurate compass in your head at all times. á Usually, if a defender sees a football rolling around the ground, instinct takes over and the hard wired course of action is to simply pick the ...
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