INDIANAPOLIS — After falling down and flailing his arms and legs in a missed tackle Sunday, credit Indianapolis Colts quarterback Philip Rivers for having some humility about the embarrassing play.
Teammates gave the immobile 38-year-old quarterback some good-natured needling about the flop. And Rivers couldn’t help but chuckle, too, although he was ticked off about not preventing Chuck Clark to return a fumble recovery 65 yards for a tying touchdown in the second quarter of a 24-10 loss to the Baltimore Ravens at Lucas Oil Stadium.
Clark was speeding down the sideline with only Rivers to beat. As the quarterback cut toward the safety near the 30-yard line, he stumbled and fell flat on his back. Clark was looking to cut inside of Rivers, but instead just leaped over him. Rivers threw up the legs and arms in hopes of getting a lucky stop.
“We had a couple good laughs,” Rivers said on Monday. “Shoot, I can laugh at it as well.” Read from source….