Browns victimized by the worst rule in football, just ask Twitter…

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Jeff Risdon
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It’s not often that everyone watching a game has the exact same reaction at the same time to a call in a game. But that’s exactly what happened in the Browns-Chiefs matchup in the AFC divisional round matchup.

Browns WR Rashard Higgins was poised to score a touchdown just before halftime. As he extended the ball out to try and get into the end zone, Chiefs safety Nick Sorensen created a fumble by leading with the crown of his helmet into Higgins’ helmet. The ball rolled out of bounds in the end zone, creating a touchback for Kansas City.

Twitter unloaded in unison on what is apparently the consensus “worst rule in football”, aside from the missed helmet-to-helmet infraction that created the situation: