Smart Play Design Aids QB’s Thrilling 90-Yard TD Scramble vs. the Chargers
‘Tis the season for Top 10 football lists, but here at FBF, we aim to provide something more profound than the typical top-whatever rankings. While the flashy final results tend to grab our attention, there’s often an underlying factor that paved the way for the extraordinary to occur – the catalyst that initiated the spectacle.
We’re unveiling the Top 10 plays of the previous season, focusing less on the ultimate order and more on those subtle elements that contributed to the creation of these highlights.
The box score will forever record a “90-yard touchdown,” but this astonishing run by Colin Kaepernick had its origins just a few feet from the San Diego Chargers’ own goal line.
For every NFL defense facing Colin Kaepernick in the future, defensive coordinators will likely replay this clip repeatedly for their players, ensuring they grasp the full extent of Kap’s capabilities when a defense momentarily falters.
A quarterback capable of traversing the entire length of the field in a single broken play? That’s a potential game-changer!
What makes this run truly remarkable is the apparent helplessness of the defenders as Kaepernick, having escaped the initial tackler in the backfield, surges past the line of scrimmage.
Once he gains that momentum, it’s as though he’s been launched from a cannon, and the outcome is all but decided.
The box score may forever record a “90-yard touchdown,” but the genesis of this remarkable run by Colin Kaepernick occurred just a few feet from the San Diego Chargers’ own goal line.
Defensive coordinators across the NFL will likely use this clip as a teaching tool for their players, ensuring they understand the full extent of Kaepernick’s capabilities when a defense momentarily lapses.
The prospect of a quarterback covering the entire field in a single broken play is indeed a potential game-changer.
What truly stands out in this run is the apparent helplessness of the defenders. Once Kaepernick evades the initial tackler in the backfield and crosses the line of scrimmage, it’s as if he’s been propelled by a cannon, sealing the outcome.