Cincinnati Bengals kicker Evan McPherson celebrates game-winning overtime kick. But he actually missed

Cincinnati Bengals kicker Evan McPherson had a moment to forget 日曜日に during his team’s thrilling 衝突 with the Green Bay Packers.

In overtime with the scores tied at 22-22, the rookiewho had missed a potential game-winning field-goal as regulation time expiredhad another opportunity to win the game for his チーム.
His 49-yard attempt initially looked to be heading straight through the posts, but veered suddenly to the left where it hit the flag atop the left upright before falling wide.
    しかしながら, McPhersonwho has had an excellent start to life in the NFL in his first yearbegan celebrating after seeing his kick go straight, high-fiving and hugging some of his teammates while the officials under the posts were signaling the field-goal was no good.
      The 22-year-old told the media it was aweird feelingcelebrating and then realizing he’d missed.
        “正直なところ, I was celebrating before the ball, 私は推測する, curved to the left. しかし、私にとっては, what I saw is I struck it very well, and I saw it going right down the middle,” McPherson 前記.
        I guess you could say I know whenever it’s going to go in, and that was one of those moments, and so I was kind of celebrating with Kevin (フーバー) when it hit a hard left. I couldn’t really tell youmaybe a big gust of wind caught it there at the last second. I struck it well. I’m upset about it, but there’s really nothing I can do about it now.
          McPherson misses a field goal against the Green Bay Packers.

          He wasn’t the only kicker on the field to have his problems though.
          Packers kicker Mason Crosby entered the game with a streak of 27 straight field goals.
          But the 37-year-old missed three straight field goals in the final few minutes of the game and in overtime to extend the game.
          It is the second time since 1970 that four potential go-ahead kicks were missed in the fourth quarter or overtime.
          Crosby did redeem himself though, nailing the clinching 49-yard kick with 1:55 left in overtime, giving the Packers a vital victory at Paul Brown Stadium.
            That was a crazy end to the game,” クロスビー 前記. “The fact that we kept getting opportunities, you have to give it up to our team the way we fought there. I wanted badly to come through.
            The win puts the Packers on 4-1 after having won four straight games, while the Bengals fall to 3-2.

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