The best big-man touchdown of the season didn’t count, but the Miami Dolphins found a way to celebrate it anyw – Business Insider India

  • Dolphins guard Robert Hunt fulfilled the dream of every NFL big man: scoring a touchdown.
  • Unfortunately, Hunt’s score was taken off the board, as he was not an eligible receiver on the play.

Miami Dolphins guard Robert Hunt fulfilled the dream of every big man in the NFL on Thursday night: scoring a touchdown.

Unfortunately for Hunt, his dramatic score wouldn’t ultimately count.

With the Dolphins looking to extend their lead over the Ravens at the start of the fourth quarter, the Miami offense dialed up a screen pass on third-and-goal. The ball was intended for running back Myles Gaskin, but as the pocket quickly dissolved around quarterback Tua Tagovailoa, Gaskin was caught in traffic as the pass went into the air.


In the heat of the moment, Hunt decided it was his time to shine, snatching the ball out of the air and rumbling towards the goal line.

Just as he crossed the plane, Hunt was upended by the Ravens defense, resulting in one of the most awe-inspiring highlights of the NFL season thus far.

All 327 pounds of Hunt sailed through the air with grace and determination. Poets will write of his effort for years to come.


Unfortunately for Hunt and the Dolphins, Hunt’s heroic effort wouldn’t count towards the final score. As an offensive lineman, Hunt was not