Mid-way through the third quarter at Heinz Field on Sunday, Martavis Bryant broke open on a quick slant, shedding Colts corner Josh Gordy with ease. Pittsburgh quarterback Ben Roethlisberger threw an absolute dart that hit Bryant in stride, on the hands ... and the rookie bobble the ball, then dropped it.
Immediately, Bryant hung his head in disbelief. Only a single safety stood between Bryant and a 77-yard touchdown, which would have been his third spike of the afternoon.
"I should have kept my eyes on the ball and focused," Bryant would later say. "I'm going to get a lot more work this week on the JUGS machine and get back to work."
Had Martavis snagged the ball, he might still be running. It was the right throw against beaten coverage. And if Bryant would have grabbed it, then Roethlisberger might now own the all-time NFL single-game rec...
Well, let's not get mired in hypotheticals. Big Ben'sRead More »from Martavis Bryant returns to the end zone, repeatedly