Ryan Fitzpatrick’s miracle throw helps Dolphins knock off Raiders in absurd ending,
With 16 seconds remaining and the Dolphins backed up in their very own territory, quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick’s proper arm and twisted head fashioned an “L” form as he let go of a high-arcing go.
The losses for the Raiders protection on that miracle heave had been two-fold: The ball by some means discovered receiver Mack Hollins, and the facemask-jerk Fitzpatrick took tacked 15 yards onto the already lengthy acquire. Miami entered subject objective vary on the Las Vegas 26 with the sequence.
Moments later, Dolphins kicker Jason Sanders drilled a game-winning 44-yard kick.
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“If we have to go to a aid pitcher in the ninth, it’s what we’ll do,” Dolphins coach Brian Flores mentioned of bringing in Fitzpatrick in the fourth quarter to exchange a wholesome Tua Tagovailoa.
Fitzpatrick, who has earned the nickname “FitzMagic” throughout his profession, earned widespread celebration on social media for his heroics. The Raiders, who missed an additional level and settled for a subject objective inside the ten on their last two possessions, had been mocked.
Under are among the reactions to the inconceivable end, which eradicated the Raiders from playoff rivalry whereas placing the Dolphins on the verge of clinching a berth.
I don’t see the issue, Tua is the starter and Fitzpatrick is the nearer, normalize beginning rotations in soccer
— BUM CHILLUPS AKA SPENCER HALL (@edsbs) December 27, 2020
Think about being a high highschool quarterback prospect watching tonight who is aware of, deep down, that Ryan Fitzpatrick is taking his job in six years.
— Kevin Clark (@bykevinclark) December 27, 2020
If I am the Dolphins I provide Ryan Fitzpatrick a contract for 2021 tomorrow morning. Backup. Mentor. Reliever. Magician. Give him any title he’d like.
— Joe Schad (@schadjoe) December 27, 2020