Nick Bosa Exacts His Revenge on Baker Mayfield with an Imaginary Flag
A number of narratives emerged from the most recent ESPN Monday Night Football tussle, most notably that the San Francisco 49ers are pretty good at this game right now.
Of course, another thread explores the possibility that the Cleveland Browns are a complete fraud.
It seems safe to say the former enjoyed the upper hand last night.
This game appeared to be very personal for the rookie.
We may have an answer as to why:
Nick Bosa sacks Baker Mayfield and PLANTS THE FLAG 👀 pic.twitter.com/RbzYOqDbem— Barstool OSU (@BarstoolOSU) October 8, 2019
Joe Tessitore was kind enough to provide some background, but here's the college flag-planting in question:
While these types of things can get rather silly, that isolated act was undeniably egregious.
The Ohio St University alum provided more detail afterwards:
Dude's certainly right about rattling the former Sooner Mayfield, who looked totally overwhelmed on the big stage.
Meanwhile, Bosa's got some game:
Nick Bosa's game against Baker Mayfield last night:— Eleven Warriors (@11W) October 8, 2019
• 4 total tackles
• 2 sacks
• 2 tackles for loss
• 1 fumble recovery
• 1 separate forced fumble
• 5 quarterback hits, 1 leading to an interception
• 1 forced intentional grounding
• 1 flag plantedhttps://t.co/rHD1hUBWEe pic.twitter.com/YqWyqiy8fH
It's unclear when the NFL started tracking flag plants as an official stat, but we'll look into it.