Robert Hunt’s touchdown that didn’t count was highlight of ugly Dolphins win

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It was a crippled truthful disfigured that a touchdown that did not number was by acold the astir thrilling highlight.

Dolphins defender Robert Hunt took a surface walk from Tua Tagovailoa and dove into the extremity portion — with arms afloat stretched — for what concisely looked similar 1 of the astir majestic touchdowns successful the past of the NFL.

Fittingly, successful this 22-10 slop-fest that the Dolphins won implicit the Ravens, Hunt was intelligibly an amerciable receiver and the play was called back. The Dolphins fittingly settled for a tract extremity and a 9-3 pb successful the 3rd quarter.

It appears that moving backmost Myles Gaskin was the intended receiver and Hunt was meant to beryllium a blocker. But the shot was thrown straight to Hunt, and instincts seemingly took implicit for the 25-year-old.

“I saw the ball, I didn’t privation it to get intercepted, I grabbed it and I took disconnected moving with it,” Hunt told NFL Network aft the game.

Robert Hunt stretches for a touchdown that doesn't number  successful  the Dolphins' triumph   implicit    the Ravens connected  Nov. 12, 2021.Robert Hunt stretches for a touchdown that doesn’t number successful the Dolphins’ triumph implicit the Ravens connected Nov. 12, 2021.NFL connected Twitter

It resulted successful what Fox expert Troy Aikman deemed was “the top happening I’ve ever seen.”

It near the NFL satellite arsenic excited and confounded.

Bro wherefore did helium marque a play similar that 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂

— Patrick Mahomes II (@PatrickMahomes) November 12, 2021

That’s 1 of the champion plays I’ve seen from a large guy. Robert Hunt is athletic!

— Torrey Smith (@TorreySmithWR) November 12, 2021

Hunt said helium was “kind of embarrassed” erstwhile helium got backmost to the Dolphins side. The NFL Network analysts assured him determination was nary need.

If the Dolphins person a consciousness of wit — and let’s anticipation they bash arsenic the triumph lone improved their grounds to 3-7 — they volition let Hunt to cheque successful arsenic an eligible receiver astatine slightest erstwhile this play and plan a play for him that gives him a accidental to people a touchdown that counts.