Watch Patriots linebacker Shea McClellin’s perfectly executed hurdle to block field goal

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  • December 13, 2016
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During the Monday Night Football game between the New England Patriots and Baltimore Ravens at Gillette Stadium, with the home team leading 2-0 in the first quarter, special teams linebacker Shea McClellin executed a perfectly-timed hurdle of the Ravens offensive line to block Justin Tucker’s field goal attempt.

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If McClellin made contact with any of the Ravens while attempting this acrobatic play, it would have resulted in a personal foul leaping penalty and given the Ravens a fresh set of downs within the red zone — thus, McClellin’s high-risk choice was compensated with a high-reward payoff. Beautifully done.