The NFL has fined Indianapolis Colts rookie guard Quenton Nelson $26,739 for leading with his helmet on a play that went viral on Twitter, a supply advised ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
Colts lineman Quenton Nelson has turn out to be considerably well-known after a clip of him screaming whereas blocking went viral — the one drawback is the scream was edited in from one other play.
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The viral video was truly a mix of a number of performs, a workforce spokesman stated earlier this week.
The Colts had taken the audio of Nelson screaming from one other play and added it to the play the place the No. 6 decide on this 12 months’s draft pulled and flattened Jacksonville Jaguars security Barry Church into the bottom on a Marlon Mack run. The scream got here from a play the place Nelson was appearing as a decoy on an Andrew Luck bootleg.
“I noticed it obtained fairly viral on the web, which was cool,” Nelson stated Tuesday. “… Yeah, I wasn’t yelling, not on that play. I do not know the way it obtained amped up like that.”
The workforce has since taken down the tweet.
A supply stated Nelson is interesting the superb from the play on which no penalty was known as.
ESPN’s Mike Wells contributed to this report.