Twitter was ruthless to Dee Ford for costing Chiefs Super Bowl appearance
A major mental mistake by Dee Ford cost the Kansas City Chiefs a Super Bowl appearance, and fans on Twitter acted ruthlessly towards him.
Ford lined up in the neutral zone on a critical third down play with the Chiefs up 28-24 on the Patriots and under a minute remaining in the AFC Championship Game on Sunday. The penalty negated what would have been a game-sealing interception by Kansas City’s defense on the play. Instead, New England got a do-over on 3rd-and-5, converted, and then scored to take the lead.
Just as most expected, they capitalized on the bailout and went on to win in overtime.
So what were the Twitter reactions to Ford like? You could probably imagine.
Patrick Mahomes waiting for Dee Ford in the Chiefs locker room after the game.
— Cameron Grant (@coolghost101) January 21, 2019
New England’s MVP: Dee Ford pic.twitter.com/lrndL5x2xf
— J.J Peterson (@RealJJPeterson) January 21, 2019
Dee Ford in the locker room after the game pic.twitter.com/HL8lvLc4wE
— Joey McCrea (@joey_mccrea) January 21, 2019
Dee Ford trying to get out of the Chiefs Stadium after the Patriots game. pic.twitter.com/bA7rli39iB
— Cameron Grant (@coolcam101) January 21, 2019
— Matt McIntyre (@ChiBearz_Matt6) January 21, 2019
Dee Ford after the game pic.twitter.com/QYrpgPMls4
— AnimeTypeBeat (@Anime_TypeBeat) January 21, 2019
Dee Ford, HOW DO YOU LINE UP OFFSIDE? pic.twitter.com/Vh5KqBJE4l
— Papa Kele ?? ( IG : @papakphotos) (@Mr_Kele) January 21, 2019
Ford began the day as a player who was a possibility for the franchise tag and to potentially make $17 million next season. Instead, he goes down on our list as one of the biggest disappointments of the weekend.