go to MSN.com
Found September 08, 2013 on Next Impulse Sports:
PLAYERS: Darius Reynaud

Via Next Impulse Sports:

On the opening kickoff of the Titans games against the Steelers, Tennessee running back Darius Reynaud inadvertently took a safety by stepping back into the end zone to take a knee. That’s how the first two points (yes, two) were scored on opening Sunday.

THE BACKYARD
RELATED ARTICLES

Titans KR Reynaud goofs way into opening safety

The Tennessee Titans' season is already in reverse. The Titans gifted the Pittsburgh Steelers a safety on the opening play of the 2013 season when kick returner Darius Reynaud took a knee in the end zone on the opening kickoff. Reynaud fielded a squib kick from Pittsburgh's Shaun Suisham at the goal line and took a short step back into the end zone for what appeared to...

Darius Reynaud takes safety on idiotic first play of season

Tennessee Titans kick returner Darius Reynaud committed a boneheaded play on the team’s first play of the season. Reynaud fielded the opening kickoff from the Pittsburgh Steelers in Week 1 on Sunday with his left foot just in front of the goal line. Reynaud apparently did not realize he had crossed the goal line, because […]

Tennessee Titans Start the Season With the Bone Head Play of the Day

Poor Darius Reynaud. The Tennessee Titans kick returner thought he was being a responsible returner by taking a knee and what he though was the touchback on the opening kick of the game, but instead that knee gave the Pittsburgh Steelers their first two points of the season! You have to appreciate wanting to give his team decent field position by taking a knee; I'm assuming...

Darius Reynaud Starts The Season Right

The Tennessee Titans took three seconds to commit their first hilarious derp of the season. Not even the Jets can claim that. On the opening kickoff of Titans-Steelers, Darius Reynaud picked up a dribbling Shaun Suisham kick with his toe beyond the goal line, then stepped back into the end zone. Yup, that’s a safety and a pretty hilarious one at that.

Adding Insult to Injury: Pittsburgh Steelers lose 16-9

by Bo Marchionte PITTSBURGH - The Steelers start their third straight season 0-1, after falling to the Tennesse Titans 16-9. The bizarre first quarter that resulted in Titans Darius Reynaud taking a safety on the opening kickoff. Reynaud after misjudging his feet at the goal line led to the games first score with three seconds off the game clock. The last time there was a safety on t...

NFL Opening Sunday GIF Roll

Happy Football everyone. Welcome to the Next Impulse Sports Sunday GIF Roll, where we will take a football journey around the country collecting the best moments from Sunday’s NFL action.   The Titans found a new, interesting way to kickoff an NFL season as Darius Reynaud picked up the football before it reached the endzone and then downed it himself inside the goal line, meaning...

Maurkice Pouncey injured by teammate, out for season

The day started well for the Pittsburgh Steelers when Tennessee return man Darius Reynaud brain-farted and gave the Steelers two points on the opening kickoff, but it was all down hill from there. The Steelers looked pretty bad through out the day and ended up losing to the Titans 16-9.While the early season loss would be pretty easy to recover from the loss of All-Pro center Maurkice...

Titans stun Steelers 16-9 in opener

The Titans kicked off the 2013 season by kicking the Steelers scoring a 16-9 victory at Heinz Field that provided a big dose of optimism after a 6-10 finish a year ago. The Titans had to overcome an atrocious start however. Return man Darius Reynaud fielded the opening kickoff with his foot across the goal-line and inexplicably stepped back into the end zone. Officials ruled it...

Defense leads Titans past Steelers, 16-9

The Titans used a strong defensive performance that shut out the Steelers offense for over 58 minutes and an offense that did just enough to take advantage of good field position for a 16-9 upset win in Pittsburgh over the Steelers. The game started ridiculously poorly, as Darius Reynaud fielded the opening kickoff at the 1 and then stepped into the end zone for what he thought...

Deja Vu All Over Again for Steelers

It was a strange yet positive start for the 2013 Pittsburgh Steelers as Tennessee kick returner Darius Reynaud stepped out and then back into the end zone for a safety. As suddenly as that happened it was like 2012 all over again. The term déjà vu is defined as ‘a feeling of having already experienced the present situation.’ I don’t know of a more apt term to describe the...

Pittsburgh Steelers Suffer Painful 16-9 Loss to Tennessee Titans

Three seconds, two points. The Pittsburgh Steelers’ 2013 season couldn’t have started any better. The Tennessee Titans’ Darius Reynaud fielded the opening kickoff with a foot outside the end zone, then backed into the end zone and took a knee. What he thought was a touchback actually was a safety and two points for the Steelers. Such an auspicious start could only be a signal...
RUMORS & GOSSIP

Former NBA player Larry Hughes accused of rape

Former NBA player Larry Hughes has been accused of rape in New York. Hughes reportedly met the 22-year-old woman at Greenhouse nightclub and left with her around 4AM Friday morning. The two walked back to his hotel at the Trump SoHo.   Video shows the two of them walking to the nearby hotel. Sources said he did not appear to be forcing her. After she left the hotel she went to...
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
20 hours ago  | 

Bryce Harper gets benched for 'lack of hustle'

Photo: @sportingnews The Nationals had a closed door meeting Thursday night, after they were blown out by the St. Louis Cardinals. Now it hasn’t come out exactly what was said in that meeting, however it seems that maximum effort was something stressed. Matt Williams told reporters after the game that Harper had been benched for “lack of hustle.” In the bottom of the 6th inning...
Via DC Sports-Kings
1 hour ago  | 

Melo wants Phil Jackson to bring in another superstar

Carmelo Anthony was frustrated with the way the New York Knicks’ season went and called the 37-45 record that resulted in the team missing the playoffs a “failure.” He has the opportunity to become a free agent this summer and wants to return to the Knicks, but he also wants to win. Before committing to […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  | 

Are the San Francisco 49ers in store for a blowup season?

On the surface you could look at all the recent success for the San Francisco 49ers and easily assume they’re well on their way to being perennial contenders for a long time to come. But despite their 36-11-1 record over the last three years which included a Super Bowl trip in 2012 and NFC Championship game appearances in both 2011 and 2013 under Jim Harbaugh, the team seems to...
Via This Given Sunday
1 day ago  | 

Craig Sager releases statement on leukemia treatment

This week Craig Sager’s son revealed on Twitter that his father was to undergo treatment for leukemia just as the NBA Playoffs were set to begin.  Turner Sports has yet to have an official statement on the matter, but they have released a statement from Sager himself. It’s a short statement, but it possesses his trademark sense of humor and even makes reference to his tete a...
Via Awful Announcing
7 hours ago  | 

Report: Raiders will cut Terrelle Pryor if they can't trade him

Alex Marvez of Fox Sports reports that the Raiders will release QB Terrelle Pryor on Monday if they are unable to trade him this weekend. Pro Football Talk reported earlier in the week that the Raiders were hoping to trade Pryor before the beginning of the offseason program on Monday. It’s not a secret that the Raiders have been looking to trade Pryor, but the timeline is...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
5 hours ago  | 

PHOTO: Astros prospect takes fastball to the face

Corpus Christi’s OF Delino DeShields Jr. had a rough night. The son of former Cubs second baseman/outfielder (DeShields Sr.) took a 90 mph fastball to the right side of his face during the seventh inning of a Double-A game. He went down for a brief spell, but was able to walk off on […] 
Via The Sports Daily
12 hours ago  | 

Is Miguel Cabrera this generation’s Hank Aaron?

On June 20, 2003, Miguel Cabrera struck out in his first big league at bat.  He’d get the last laugh however. In the bottom of the eleventh inning the 20-year-old rookie hit a two-run home run to help his then-Florida Marlins to a 3-1 victory over the then-Tampa Bay Devil Rays. Now, I bring that up only to awkwardly segue into this. Friday, the reigning American League MVP turned...
Via Hall of Very Good
17 hours ago  | 

Report: Mike Woodson doesn't want to be fired in person

This is odd, but it’s the Knicks, so it’s just right. According to ESPN.com via Stephen A. Smith, Knicks head coach Mike Woodson has no intention of meeting with Phil Jackson until he knows if he still has a job. Furthermore, reports say Woodson would prefer Jackson and the Knicks fire him via his agent or phone call. On Wednesday, the coach said he’d like a resolution on...
Via Thacover2
23 hours ago  | 

Report: Grizzlies' Calathes suspended 20 games

According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, Grizzlies guard Nick Calathes will be suspended 20 games for violating the NBA’s Anti-Drug policy. Calathes, averaging 4.9 points and 2.9 assists in 17 minutes per game this season, tested positive for Tamoxifen, which was part of an over-the-counter athletic supplement he had used, according to Yahoo! Sports. The Grizzlies will...
Via Beyond The Buzzer
22 hours ago  | 
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.