VIDEO: Eric Weems' 102-Yard Kickoff Return Sets NFL Playoffs Record

In case you didn't know, Eric Weems is fast.

Weems blazes 102 yards on this play, and does his level best to both sever every tendon and shatter every bone in Mason Crosby's ankles with a filthy cut to break into the clear. He also set an NFL playoffs record on the play: the kick return covered 102 yards is the longest scoring play in NFL postseason history.

I would also have guessed that Weems' runback is the longest kick return in postseason history — guessing that there aren't a bunch of runbacks of over 102 yards that didn't score six points is pretty safe on its face — but a little work with the Pro Football Reference Touchdown Finder tells me it's the first kick return TD of more than 100 yards in playoff history. (Brian Mitchell had one of exactly 100 yards in 2000.)

And the play Weems' return beat out for longest play in NFL postseason history? A 101-yard interception return by the Packers' George Teague in 1994.

That's the sort of thing that deserves the Michael Jackson-inspired celebration Weems tacks on at the end of his return.

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