The Houston Texans essentially needed to go into do not- mess-this-up mode versus the New England Patriots in Week 5. The Texans had a comfy lead in the 3rd quarter and were preparing to punt the ball away to a Patriots offense that had actually been having a hard time tremendously, with 2 turnovers at that point.
It had actually all been too simple for Houston.
And then they obstructed their own punt.
The Texans attempted an unusual punt development, pretending as if they were going to go all out, just to punt it anyhow. That phony put the punter in a position where he was closer to his security. And he punted the ball off of his colleague’s head.
Because it was such an unsightly play, NFL fans on twitter ruthlessly roasted the Texans.