The 8 Craziest Plays in NFL History

The Immaculate Reception:  Franco Harris' miraculous catch in 1972, deflected off a defender, led the Steelers to an improbable playoff win.

The Music City Miracle:  In 1999, the Titans' lateral-filled kickoff return for a touchdown stunned the Bills in a playoff game.

The Butt Fumble:  Mark Sanchez's infamous collision with his own lineman resulted in a fumble recovery for a touchdown by the Patriots in 2012.

The Miracle at the Meadowlands:  Herman Edwards' game-winning fumble return touchdown for the Eagles against the Giants in 1978.


The River City Relay:  The Saints' multi-lateral play, including a touchdown pass and two laterals, to beat the Jaguars in 2003.

The Beast Quake:  Marshawn Lynch's legendary 67-yard touchdown run through the Saints' defense in the 2010 playoffs.

The Minneapolis Miracle:  In 2018, Stefon Diggs' last-second catch and run for a touchdown lifted the Vikings over the Saints in the playoffs.

The Philly Special:  The Eagles' gutsy trick play in Super Bowl LII, with quarterback Nick Foles catching a touchdown pass.