Unlike most other sports, where control of the ball, puck, or birdie moves between players and teams in the blink of an eye, football demands that players hold on and not let go. Losing control can mean losing a game, and in the worst cases, losing all dignity. Here are seven fumbles that will never be lived down – especially since they’re immortalized on YouTube. These memorable miscues remain cringeworthy to this day.
Without further ado, here are the 7 worst fumbles in the history of the NFL. Click “Next” to see all the epic fails!
Tony Romo Bungles a Field Goal Snap
It looked like a sure thing. Despite being down by a point, the Dallas Cowboys were in position for an easy 19-yard field goal. With only a minute and change left in the game, those three points would almost certainly be enough. Then, Romo messed up the snap, leaving the kicker to whiff his leg fruitlessly into empty air. The enterprising Romo tried to run the ball into the end zone, but the Seahawks were ready for him. All Seattle had to do afterward was let the clock run down.