Tyrod Taylor got fooled by one of the oldest tricks in the book on Sunday against Denver.
After being knocked to the ground during a play, Broncos linebacker Von Miller extended his arm to help Taylor up. But when Taylor reached out to accept Miller’s offer, he quickly pulled his hand away in classic “too slow” fashion, walking away and leaving Taylor on his back.
Both players ended the scene laughing, but Miller was assessed a 15-yard unsportsmanlike conduct penalty for the gag.
You can watch the hilarious encounter below.
Miller’s penalty would ultimately be costly, extending a drive that should have ended with Taylor’s incompletion. The Bills got a field goal out of it and would end up winning the game 26-16.
After the game, Taylor was light-hearted about the incident, saying he thought it was funny and that he didn’t realise the bit would result in a penalty at the time, adding that he admits he got “played.”
Miller would apologise for the penalty, saying “I got to be smarter than that. I’m always on rookies and all the young guys about being smart and doing this and doing that and I just go out there and do something like that, in a critical situation in a game. I just got to be better than that.”
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