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.
The hit by Pat McAfee on Trindon Holliday was helmet to helmet but not illegal. McAfee didn't use the top of his helmet.— ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) October 21, 2013
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.