Jeremy Hill Loses Control of Emotions After Late Fumble, Bengals’ Collapse

January 14, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

While all of the attention following the Pittsburgh Steelers-Cincinnati Bengals Wild Card Game has been on Cincinnati's Vontaze Burfict and Adam "Pacman" Jones, it was Bengals running back Jeremy Hill who set the stage for the team's epic meltdown.
After a Burfict interception with 96 seconds to play, Cincinnati was in position to either run out the clock or, at the very minimum, force Pittsburgh to score a touchdown with just more than a minute left and no timeouts. Things didn't go the way the Bengals had hoped.
And that's being kind.
Hill fumbled on the first play following Burfict's interception, giving Pittsburgh new life. Still, even with the fumble, the Steelers faced a long field as they tried to get the game-winning field goal.
Fortunately for them, the Bengals defense was more than willing to help. Pittsburgh got a last-minute field goal thanks to back-to-back personal fouls by Burfict and Jones to pull out an 18-16 victory.
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