Joe Buck uttered one of the most iconic lines in sports commentary during an otherwise uneventful Thursday Night Football game between the Miami Dolphins and Baltimore Ravens. The play itself was Joe Flacco scrambling for a first down on 3rd-and-7, but it’s what happened earlier that day at the Pro Bowl which made this moment so great:
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The Miami Dolphins and the Baltimore Ravens met in the most recent Thursday Night Football matchup. In theory, Lamar Jackson’s squad should have easily dispatched the Dolphins, particularly following a dramatic overtime win against the Minnesota Vikings.
That wasn’t the case, as the Dolphins picked up their third victory of the season in a snoozer of a game. Following the first half, famed broadcaster Joe Buck made a funny remark about the opening two quarters.
Thursday night’s contest between the Dolphins and the Ravens got off to a stuttering start.
At halftime, the Dolphins were up 6-3 over the Ravens. That’s all there is to it.
In the first 30 minutes of play, Jackson’s high-octane attack could only muster a field goal. Due to a huge collapse by the Baltimore secondary, the Dolphins seized the lead on a field goal.
Aside from that, another weird Thursday night edition of NFL primetime was a snoozefest. The Dolphins, led by Jacoby Brissett, once again shown how much they need Tua Tagovailoa behind center after one of the top offenses in the AFC could not get anything going on offense.
Buck’s one-liner went viral at the conclusion of the first half.
“The Marlins are up 2-0 over the Orioles… No, the Dolphins are up 6-3 over the Ravens.”
After the first half of Thursday Night Football, Joe Buck
Was Buck kidding, or what? I’m sure he was. He is, after all, a professional and one of the finest in the field.
Buck’s video went viral after the funny encounter, with some believing he was really perplexed. Perhaps he was perplexed, or perhaps he misses baseball so much now that the World Series is over.
In any case, it summed up a poor first half of football at Hard Rock Stadium well.
The Ravens were anticipated to thrash the Dolphins, and Jackson’s return to Miami was the buzz of the week.
Instead, the Dolphins crept to a 6-3 lead as this game started to resemble the Buffalo Bills’ 9-6 defeat to the Jacksonville Jaguars in the Josh Allen Bowl the week before.
The second half improved, but the Dolphins still defeated the Ravens.
Michael Reaves/Phillip Faraone/Getty Images/Getty Images for DIRECTV Lamar Jackson and Joe Buck
The remaining two quarters of football were somewhat better, which isn’t saying much. Tagovailoa stepped in and performed well, further confusing and upsetting Dolphins head coach Brian Flores, who had lately supported his quarterback as the Deshaun Watson rumors circulated.
With little over four minutes remaining, Jackson and the Ravens eventually got into the endzone on a weird play in which the Miami defense looked to come to a complete stop. The Dolphins then put the game away thanks to another failed Ravens coverage, this time allowing Albert Wilson to sneak through for a 64-yard catch-and-run.
The Dolphins — yes, the previously 2-7 Dolphins — beat the Ravens on Thursday night, 22-10, thanks to Tagovailoa’s touchdown. It didn’t make sense, but then again, not much has throughout the NFL season, particularly recently.
Fans of the Dolphins will remember this game, but Buck’s funny call will be replayed for a long time.
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