Jason Garrett’s awkward stare and smile at the camera during NBC’s Week 12 “Sunday Night Football” broadcast has led to some epic reactions from social media.
With the first half winding down in the Philadelphia Eagles-Green Bay Packers Sunday night game, the broadcast briefly cut to Garrett, Maria Taylor and Tony Dungy in the NBC studios. They briefly previewed what would be talked about during the Toyota halftime show.
After briefly mentioning the Cincinnati Bengals’ win over the Tennessee Titans, Garrett turned to the camera and flashed an awkward smile as the audience waited for NBC to go back to the broadcast of the football game.
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Needless to say, social media had plenty of reactions to Garrett’s viral smile and stare.
Garrett is in his first season with NBC as a football analyst. The former NFL quarterback was head coach of the Dallas Cowboys from 2010 (he replaced the fired Wade Phillips midseason) to 2019.
After a disappointing 2019 season, Dallas owner Jerry Jones decided to move on from Garrett, who was hired to serve as the New York Giants’ offensive coordinator. Jones hired former Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy to replace Garrett.
Garrett, who won three Super Bowls as Troy Aikman’s backup in Dallas in the ’90s decade, was fired by the Giants after a Week 11 blowout loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Garrett’s hiring at NBC came months after the network announced they were parting ways with Drew Brees after just one season together.
As for the Eagles- Packers game, the home team emerged victorious by a final score of 40-33 to improve to 10-1 on the season. The Eagles racked up 363 rushing yards and three touchdowns on 49 carries, and quarterback Jalen Hurts tossed 153 yards and a pair of touchdowns.
The Packers have now dropped seven of their last eight games since a promising 3-1 start. At this point, it looks like they’ll be missing out on the postseason for the first time since 2081WANT MORE FROM TOTALPROSPORTS? FOLLOW US ON GOOGLE NEWS.