— Rob Demovsky (@RobDemovsky) January 20, 2015
I think everyone across the country was confused as hell when Morgan Burnett slid after what appeared what could have been a game-clinching interception. I thought “well, I guess there was a full crew of Seahawks ready to rip the ball out of Burnett’s hands, so he slid”. But that was apparently NOT the case. Usually it’s a defensive back taking the ball out of the endzone and going down at the two yard-line like a God damn knucklehead. So Burnett’s heart was in the right place, unfortunately his body wasn’t.
Sure Burnett sliding is only reason number 348,291 why the Packers lost that game. McCarthy got conservative, they acted like there was no chance in hell a team would fake a field goal when it would be the spark they would need, and the Packers took the ball out of their best players’ hands (Rodgers and Lacy). But look on the bright side Packers fans. Actually there is no bright side. That was an absolutely brutal way to lose. Maybe your coach will grow a spine by next season. But by that point, Odell Beckham Jr. will fully form into the evolutionary Jerry Rice, turning the other 31 NFL team to ash along the way. But at least the Packers are fun to play with in Madden. Chin up, cheeseheads!