Animated GIF: Cam Newton Trick Play
The Carolina Panthers pulled off this trick play for a Touchdown in Week 15 vs the Houston Texans. QB Cam Newton runs takes the snap and “hands” the ball to fullback Richie Brockel between his legs.
Some of the mediahave been referring to this as a “Fumblerooski,” but technically it isn’t. The Fumblerooski, which is not legal in the NFL, involves the QB placing the ball on the ground (i.e. intentionally fumbling it) so a lineman can pick it up and run with it. In this play, Newton is handing the ball to Brockel.
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