For the first time in four years, a regular season contest went unresolved through five quarters.
Sunday's Week 10 game between the St. Louis Rams and San Francisco 49ers ended 27-27 in overtime, becoming the NFL's first draw since November 16, 2008 (Eagles-Bengals).
Each team had their chance to snatch victory, but missed field goals in the final stanza.
On the Niners' first possession in OT, following a Rams punt, they drove down the field to St. Louis' 23, setting up a 41-yard field goal attempt which David Akers pulled to the left.
Then, on the ensuing drive, the Rams moved the ball to San Fran's 35. From there, Greg Zuerlein was successful on a 52-yard attempt, but it was negated by an inexplicable delay of game penalty. This set up a 58-yard try for "Greg the Leg," who failed to live up to his premature nickname, missing wide right.
It was a fitting end to a wacky game that featured multiple lead changes and, most notably, a bizarre ...