Green Bay’s kicker Mason Crosby misses 4 attempts on Sunday
He overlooked, overlooked, overlooked, overlooked once more, and overlooked.
Mason Crosby, the Inexperienced Bay Packers kicker on Sunday, overlooked 5 kicks – 4 box objectives and an extra-point try – within the group’s 31-23 loss to the Lions, within Detroit’s domed Ford Box.’
NFL.com reported that he ended the day an abysmal 1 for five. He overlooked from 41, 42, 38 and 56 yards. He in the end hit one from 46 yards with two seconds left within the fourth quarter. Detroit recovered the onside kick to seal the win, combating Packers’ Aaron Rodgers from getting every other probability at a game-winning Hail Mary in Detroit.
“I have carried out this a very long time and I have by no means had a sport like that,” Crosby mentioned, consistent with the NFL document. “That is uncharted territory. … That form of sport hasn’t ever came about to me. I will evaluation it and chalk it as much as an anomaly in existence.”
Detroit (2-Three) earned a win it desperately wanted underneath first-year trainer Matt Patricia, going into its bye week.
Inexperienced Bay (2-2-1) may just no longer conquer uncharacteristic errors through veteran kicker Mason Crosby and two-time NFL MVP Aaron Rodgers, who misplaced two fumbles for simply the 3rd time in his 14-year profession.
Rodgers used to be 32 of 52 for 442 yards with 3 TD passes. Stafford used to be 14 of 26 for 183 yards with two TDs and no turnovers.
On the finish of the sport, Rodgers might be observed going over to the in most cases stable kicker to console him.
Social media, in fact, had a box day with the efficiency. Box Yates, an NFL insider for ESPN, joked on Twitter that Crosby “will have to be taking part in in opposition to any individual who’s beginning Mason Crosby in delusion lately.”
Detroit Unfastened Press Sports activities tweeted that Crosby will have to be “kicking himself at this time.”
The Related Press contributed to this document