Football players in America’s NFL don’t often inspire confidence in their intellect and self control. Yes, that’s Danny Trevathan dropping the ball to get into his celebration early, without actually crossing the goal-line for the touchdown. Whoops.
But a game lost from a seemingly unassailable position, and a week on the sidelines with a shoulder injury? When star NFL cornerback Dominique Rogers-Cromartie was staring out the window during maths class, or perhaps idly taking three hours to scratch his full name into his desk, I bet he didn’t think this would be the result.