Valentino Blake made one of the dumbest special teams plays I have ever seen today. He went after a ball that punt returner Marc Mariani let go over his head. The ball bounced high in the air at the 2 yard line. Instead of getting away from it, which anyone with common sense would do, Blake jumped up and fielded the ball. He was immediately tackled, and the Titans took possession at the 2-yard line.
There is only bad that can come from Blake doing that there. Luckily for the Titans, the worst case scenario didn’t play out where Blake touches the ball, but can’t field it, and the Colts recover.
Anyway, Blake had this to say about the play on Twitter:
If the play is designed for me to go get the ball ima go get it....shout out to all da couch coaches at home who know everything tho— Valentino Blake (@ZillaMane41) November 20, 2016
Look, the Titans special teams coaches are bad, but I can’t imagine a scenario where the plan was for him to go get the ball in that situation. It seems like it would be a good idea for Blake to either stay off Twitter for the night or just admit that he made a dumb mistake.