The Miami Dolphins failed to get anything going on offense against the Cincinnati Bengals on Thursday night, as they lost by a scoreline of 22-7. Despite playing poorly, the Dolphins stayed within two scores of their opponents for the majority of the night.
On a pivotal play in the game late in the third quarter, Miami lost all control and pretty much sealed another loss on their season, and their special teams coach Darren Rizzi was not happy about it. Nope, not one bit. He was livid.
With just over two minutes left in the third, the Bengals were about to punt the ball away deep in their own half on their 18-yard thanks to a sack by Dolphins cornerback Brice McCain, making it fourth down and 18. Cincinnati punted the ball away and Miami's wide receiver Jarvis Landry caught the ball to start their drive on their own 39.
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However, during the punt, Miami's defensive end Terrence Fede caused a roughing the kicker personal penalty when he pushed Bengals punter Kevin Huber to the ground after the ball was kicked, resulting in a 15-yard penalty and a reset on downs, allowing Cincinnati to continue their drive.
As you can see by the clip of the play below, Rizzi was not happy with Fede at all. In fact, he was so angry with the lineman, he tried to give him the devil eye and burn his soul (well, at least it looks like he tried to).
The Bengals would end up kicking a field goal later in that same drive, all but confirming their victory. If the penalty never happened and Miami kept the ball, they might have been able to score thanks to their great field position, and make the game close entering the final quarter.
But when the special teams have their meetings next week to discuss this week's game, Fede probably won't be able to look Rizzi in the eye in fear he might lose his soul.