St. Louis Rams' Daren Bates Goes for the Freaking Gold

Posted by Matt Birchler
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St. Louis Rams linebacker, Daren Bates has my new favorite move in the NFL. He races up to the line of scrimmage, leaps over the center right as the ball is snapped, and blocks the kick...if they even get a chance to kick it! He's done it a couple times. This was against the 49ers where his timing was slightly off:

This one went swimmingly though. Thanks to JM2845 on reddit for the link to the video.