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NFL Fans Were in Awe of Chiefs’ L’Jaruis Sneed’s Touchdown-Saving Punch

The Kansas City Chiefs are heading back to the Super Bowl after taking down the Baltimore Ravens in the AFC championship, 17–10.

While the game was headlined by offensive superstars Patrick Mahomes and Lamar Jackson, it turned out to be a defensive slugfest, and no player made a bigger impact for the Chiefs than cornerback L’Jarius Sneed.

At the start of the fourth quarter with Kansas City threatening to score, Sneed made a touchdown-saving play on Ravens wide receiver Zay Flowers. After a reception, Flowers reached the ball for the end zone. Sneed had no chance of stopping Flowers from crossing the goal line, but he could stop the ball and sent a thundering punch at Flowers’s hand.

The ball popped free, and the Chiefs recovered the fumble in the end zone. The touchdown turned into a touchback.

While it was certainly a miscue from Flowers to let the ball hang free, the play from Sneed was an unreal defensive effort, and NFL fans took notice.

Sneed needs to have one more big game in him, as the Chiefs are now heading to the Super Bowl.