vet of mar wrote:
Ha ha! If it had worked (and it almost did) you'd all be saying it was the greatest play in Super Bowl history. Sometimes the argument for hero or idiot is settled by luck.
Luckily, Butler read the play brilliantly.
Had Seattle caught the ball for a touchdown, not a single person would have described the play or even the call as "the greatest play in Super Bowl history". Everyone would be talking about the guy catching the ball on the ground after it bounced off his crotch.
Ok - maybe not the greatest, but it would've been labeled as brilliant because no one (other than Patriots' defense) thought they were going to pass. Seahawks' luck just ran out - they must have used it all on that BS catch.