Sunday November 29th, 2015

Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin made a bold decision in the second quarter of Sunday’s game in Seattle, and things went terribly wrong.

On 4th-and-2 from the Seahawks 27-yard line, at the opening of the second quarter, the Steelers lined up for a field goal, only to shift out of the formation. Backup quarterback Landry Jones, who was serving as a holder on the play, dropped back into punt formation to take the snap.

Then, once he got the ball, Jones rolled out right, and threw back across his body to the left to offensive lineman Alejandro Villanueva. The lofty pass was easily picked off by cornerback Jeremy Lane, and returned into Steelers territory.

The Seahawks capitalized on the turnover, going ahead 7–3 on a touchdown to Doug Baldwin.

- Kenny Ducey

SI Apps
We've Got Apps Too
Get expert analysis, unrivaled access, and the award-winning storytelling only SI can provide - from Peter King, Tom Verducci, Lee Jenkins, Seth Davis, and more - delivered straight to you, along with up-to-the-minute news and live scores.