Down 14-0 in the first quarter, things weren’t looking good for the Cincinnati Bengals with the Kansas City Chiefs in town.
Then Ja’Marr Chase happened.
Chase caught a routine pass in traffic, then basically spazzed out, making multiple defenders miss before sprinting 72 yards for the score.
It’s a play maybe a handful of players in the NFL can actually turn into a touchdown, which should only help Chase’s cause for Rookie of the Year honors.
It’s also a good lesson for Bengals coaches in this shootout — there’s not a ton of sense in punting, as you’re never out of a game with Joe Burrow under center…and especially not when he’s throwing to weapons like Chase.
The big play: