Michael Dickson of the Seattle Seahawks punts the ball twice in one play.
Things got even crazier late in the third quarter of a Thursday Night Football game that had already given us one bizarre moment. Michael Dickson of the Seattle Seahawks punted the ball, had it blocked, then scooped it up and expertly punted it on the run for a rare double punt.
This incident astounded fans, the media, and even rules analyst Mike Perira, who questioned if it was really lawful. The 68-yard double punt was upheld when the officials determined that no rules had been breached. Another brilliant move by the bettors who are taking control of the game.
The double punt elicited a wide spectrum of reactions from fans. Some were impressed, some were perplexed, and yet others wanted their bettors to try it out.
Here are some of the best Twitter reactions to the double punt
Oh my God Mike Pereira just told us on the broadcast a double kick was illegal and then the officials allowed it!
— Jeremy White (@JeremyWGR) October 8, 2021
I’m just kind of shocked the first illegal double punt didn’t go against the Lions.
— Dan Miller (@DanMillerFox2) October 8, 2021
America needs that double punt play broken down by @FrankCaliendo as Madden and Summerall.
Do it for America, Frank.
— Rich Eisen (@richeisen) October 8, 2021