By Max Harper
NBC Sports seer Peter King hit the nail on the head with his two GOATS OF THE SUPER BOWL:
Jonathan Gannon, defensive coordinator, Philadelphia.
Fool him once on a fake jet motion, fine. Twice? Not good. Not good at all.
The two Kansas City touchdowns early in the fourth quarter both were prompted by fake jet motions—first by Kadarius Toney, next by Skyy Moore—and when both men turned back to the sideline, Patrick Mahomes found both for short TD passes.
That’s something you’d forgive the Philadelphia play-callers for once. Twice? No way.
Isaac Seumalo, guard, Philadelphia.
A piddling false-start 20 minutes into the game wouldn’t seem to be enough to elevate a man to Goat of the Week. But think of the magnitude of that false start.
The Eagles were up 14-7, and they were going to sneak Jalen Hurts on fourth-and-one near midfield, and they’re the best sneak team in football.
Seumalo jumped, and the loss made it third-and-five-plus, and Hurts tried to run on the next snap and fumbled, and KC’s Nick Bolton ran it back 36 yards for the tying TD.
Seumalo had a good game, largely in effectively blocking Chris Jones. But that false start was a big negative for the Eagles.