London’s Wembley stadium hosted the Tennessee Titans and San Diego Chargers today, but the most viral moment of the telecast had to be the moment in the pregame when the NFL Network’s Melissa Stark took a football to the back of the head. WATCH:
— GMFB (@gmfb) October 21, 2018
Ouch! But she did take the blow pretty well, we must say:
Hurts more every time I watch it….literally NEVER happened in 20 years covering NFL …London, I’ll never forget you!! ?????? @nflnetwork @NFL @NFLUK (in case ur wondering, I’m already off the injury report) ???? pic.twitter.com/OsmB4wW0Jc
— melissa stark (@melissastark) October 21, 2018
And something else funny from London that popped up in our timeline was this awesome looking hot dog the Brits were selling as “authentic American football fare”:
This what the British are being told is authentic American football fare: A two-foot long Mac & Cheese dog at Wembley today. pic.twitter.com/R9upUcAFIs
— Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) October 21, 2018
And yes that’s ketchup on top:
WITH KETCHUP https://t.co/I3JBMfZY8G
— Leon Wolf (@LeonHWolf) October 21, 2018
With reporters getting bonked by footballs and food like that, NFL games in London might be better than those in the U.S.
As for the game, the Chargers won a squeaker 20-19:
What An Ending ?@Chargers hang on for the win… JUST ⚡️
— NFL UK (@NFLUK) October 21, 2018
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