Colts Place-Kicker Pat McAfee Lays out Broncos Kick Returner Trindon Holliday

Kyle NewportFeatured ColumnistOctober 20, 2013

Denver Broncos returner Trindon Holliday had a rough couple of minutes near the end of the first quarter against the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday.

First, he fumbled the ball on a punt return, which led to an Indianapolis touchdown. He followed that up by getting laid out by punter Pat McAfee on the ensuing kickoff.


UPDATE: Monday, Oct. 21

McAfee joked on Twitter that the NFL must have took notice of his hit. He was randomly selected for a drug test.

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Here's a slower look at the play:

Pro Football Talk explained why McAfee wasn't flagged for helmet-to-helmet contact. 

Although McAfee wasn't penalized on the play, Detroit Lions star Ndamukong Suh had a question: 

Holliday did return it 56 yards, but he paid the price.

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