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Coach Hackett’s Weird Call at End of Broncos Game Kicks Off Jokes, Outrage

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Monday Evening Soccer despatched the Denver Broncos, who not too long ago acquired nine-time Professional Bowl Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, to Seattle to kick off each groups’ seasons. And Seahawks followers will be forgiven for pondering they have been more likely to lose to their former star, who beat the Broncos in Tremendous Bowl XLVIII again in 2014.

However then the Monday evening sport occurred, and when you missed the ending, discover it on video someplace and see when you can determine simply what new Broncos coach Nathaniel Hackett was pondering.

Wilson’s former understudy, quarterback Geno Smith, led the Seahawks to a 17-13 lead at halftime. However as the sport wound down, Seattle was up by just one level. Wilson has made a profession out of staying calm and making last-minute comebacks when mandatory. Certainly the Broncos would hand its new multi-million-dollar man the ball and keep out of his means?

Not. Tonight. With lower than a minute left on the clock, it wasn’t Wilson who had the sport to win or lose on fourth down. As a substitute, the Broncos despatched him to the sidelines and let kicker Brandon McManus strive a 64-yard subject objective. He missed. 

Let’s go to the memes.

New coach is off to a … begin

This was the primary sport for the Broncos’ Hackett, and it was a biggie — Monday evening, nationwide TV viewers, going into the lion’s den of his new QB’s former dwelling stadium. However after that ending, followers weren’t light.

“Are you able to fireplace a coach after one sport?” was a standard sentiment.

Quite a few tweets referenced Kansas Metropolis Chiefs coach Andy Reid, who’s often been criticized for mismanaging the sport clock.

And a few referenced former Broncos coach Vic Fangio.

Let Russ … Look?

The Seahawks as soon as tried to make the slogan “Let Russ Cook dinner” take off. However this time, Wilson might solely look from the sidelines. Followers observed.

“Russell Wilson complaining his means out of Seattle solely to get benched in favor of his new coach making an attempt the second longest subject objective in historical past is objectively hysterical,” wrote one Twitter consumer.

And former Seahawk Richard Sherman delivered a sly dig, referencing the Seahawks’ last-second loss in Tremendous Bowl XLIX in 2015, when a Wilson cross was intercepted on the objective line.

Kicking it

McManus’ last field-goal try was from a whopping 64 yards (58 meters). He often kicks in Mile-Excessive Denver, the place the excessive altitude’s thinner air can truly assist kicks soar. However right here he was in Seattle, simply 175 toes (53 meters) above sea stage. Whoops. (Truly, the kick appeared to have the gap, but it surely was extensive.)

“Did the Broncos neglect to think about that they aren’t enjoying 5,000 toes above sea stage when asking their kicker to make the second-longest kick in NFL historical past?” requested Rodger Sherman of The Ringer.

Outing time

Hackett additionally took criticism for utilizing the group’s timeouts for seemingly no motive as the sport gave the impression to be already over.

“Okay however am I the one one nonetheless questioning why Hackett was calling day out with the sport actually over?” stated one Twitter consumer. “If anybody has a solution please let me know.”

What a homecoming

In the long run, some followers have been simply blissful their former star did not come again to city and beat them handily.

“I do not care if Seahawks lose all different video games however this win is probably the most I needed this season,” one wrote.

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