Top 5 Hail Mary’s in NFL History
It’s not too often that an NFL game will end with a Hail Mary, but the Packers won an improbable Thursday Night Football game with a 61-yard Hail Mary from Aaron Rodgers to Richard Rodgers after being down 20-0 to their NFC North rivals, the Detroit Lions. The win also prevented the Lions from a season sweep of the Packers, keeping their 24-year streak alive.
— NFL on TNF (@NFLTNF) December 4, 2015
Where would you rank the Packers’ Motown Miracle?
Looking back, these are the top-5 Hail Mary’s in NFL history:
#5 – The Fail Mary (Intertouchdownception), Sept. 24, 20012
— History of the NFL (@TheNFLHistory) December 4, 2015
This plays kicks off the list because, while it counted, everyone outside of Seattle and Golden Tate knows this was NOT a touchdown catch but an interception by M.D. Jennings. Thanks to the NFL replacement refs, this play will go down in NFL infamy.