Xavier Rhodes getting beat on big plays has become a common theme for the Minnesota Vikings this season. It happened once again during the team’s Wild Card game against the New Orleans Saints today, giving ESPN’s Mina Kimes an interesting idea:
free idea for the nerds: turn the dots into the sickface emoji when something bad happens ?
— Mina Kimes (@minakimes) January 5, 2020
Kimes thought it would be a good idea if NextGen Stats changed the dot to a sickface emoji when something goes wrong, like it did for Rhodes on Taysom Hill’s 50-yard bomb to Deonte Harris.
Well, she asked for it. And For The Win’s Steven Ruiz delivered:
— Steven Ruiz (@theStevenRuiz) January 5, 2020
Poor Rhodes. If his Vikings can pull off the win, I doubt he’ll be as naucious as his NextGen Stats emoji.