Buccaneers vs. Raiders 2012: Oakland attempts fake punt, fails

Ezra Shaw

The Raiders are struggling to keep pace with the Buccaneers, and they tried a fake punt. It didn't go well.

Most times when fake punt passes fail to convert the fourth down, it's because the punter is tackled or makes a terrible throw. Shane Lechler took the snap and successfully completed a pass to Taiwan Jones, but Jones made it about four yards before fumbling.

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He would recover his own fumble, but...yeesh. Maybe next time you try to fake punt pass, don't rely on third-string running backs making up 10 yards after the catch.

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