The Jacksonville Jaguars were having trouble tackling Texans
running back Arian Foster throughout the day on Sunday. The frustration boiled
over so much that one Jags player even resorted to tackling a fan.
Alright, so the incident doesn't go down exactly like that,
but in hindsight it was one of the only times Jags defenders were able to track
down an opponent on the afternoon.
During the fourth quarter of the Jaguars 27-7 loss to
Houston, one loaded fan decided it was the right time to test out his 40-yard
dash. The fan climbed down onto the field and began running around like he was
The security at EverBank Stadium, though, decided that they,
like the Jaguars, just didn't feel up to chasing down this intruder and instead
let him parade around the field for a minute or two. At times, the
fan even approached the guards with taunts that they couldn't catch him. And even
the lone guard that decided to give it a shot ultimately gave up after a
After finally seeing enough of the sideshow, Jags cornerback
Dwight Lowery chased down the lunatic and shoved him on over to the
"authorities" — if that's what you call them.
After the game, Lowery was rightfully pissed off about the
situation and decided to offer his two cents on the escapade.
"It's ridiculous," Lowery said of the free-running
intruder's few minutes of fame. "It's not a good look for our city."
Lowery, who had five tackles in Sunday's loss, might need to
show some of his teammates how to take down an opponent, especially after
letting Foster and the Texans run all over them to the tune of 216 yards.
Check out a video of the entire sequence below.
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