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JuJu Smith-Schuster tricks refs into calling awful penalty on Jaguars

Michael Dixon
Pittsburgh Steelers receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster
Oct 22, 2017; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster (19) scores a touchdown against the Cincinnati Bengals during the second quarter at Heinz Field. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

For the Pittsburgh Steelers to get back into the game against the Jacksonville Jaguars in the second half, they’ll need some help. They got just that on the opening drive of the third quarter, when JuJu Smith-Schuster and Le’Veon Bell combined to draw a terrible penalty on Jacksonville corner Jalen Ramsey.

At first, it appeared as though Ramsey hit Bell out of bounds. But it later became clear that Smith Schuster blocked Ramsey into Bell, who channeled his inner Manu Ginobili en route to the ground.

The penalty aided the Steelers, who ended up scoring a touchdown (watch) on the drive to cut the Jacksonville lead to 28-21.

Incidentally, it was the second straight Pittsburgh touchdown that was aided by a Jaguars touchdown. The previous one was helped by a taunting penalty on Jacksonville’s Telvin Smith as he was scoring a touchdown.