The Pittsburgh Steelers attempted a fake punt late in the fourth quarter, up by four points over the New Orleans Saints. Fullback Roosevelt Nix got the call, but he came up short.
Only, Nix didn’t realize he had come up short and celebrated what he thought was a first down.
Can't fake out the Saints 👀 pic.twitter.com/LixpuKRtPe
— The Checkdown (@thecheckdown) December 24, 2018
Greatest celebration for not converting a fake punt of all time? pic.twitter.com/6HnJ9wVmmR
— Big Cat (@BarstoolBigCat) December 24, 2018
Nix & teammates legit celebrated being short on this fake punt… pic.twitter.com/beX77qQkZQ
— BLACK ADAM SCHEFTER (@B1ackSchefter) December 24, 2018
This hilarious, poorly timed celebration didn’t go over well for him on Twitter.
somebody nix that celebration amirite
— Danny Kelly (@DannyBKelly) December 24, 2018
What is Nix doing celebrating there?!?
— Andrew Fillipponi (@ThePoniExpress) December 24, 2018
Roosevelt Nix just celebrated after getting stopped on the fake punt omg
— Jonathan Jones (@jjones9) December 24, 2018
Wait —- THAT is when you use Nix? pic.twitter.com/2Pg72s95Qk
— Colin Dunlap (@colin_dunlap) December 24, 2018