Chicago Bears kicker Cody Parkey helped his former staff, the Philadelphia Eagles, advance to the divisional spherical of the playoffs final evening after lacking a possible game-winning 43-yard area purpose with seconds remaining.
Not lengthy after Parkey’s kick clanked off the upright and crossbar, Eagles followers started sending cash to his venmo account as a approach of claiming thanks. As seen within the tweets embedded beneath, the donations ranged from $2 (one greenback for every publish he hit) to the value of a stadium beer.
Naturally, some followers additionally began establishing pretend Parkey venmo accounts in an try to make a fast buck.
“I believed I hit an ideal ball and was attempting to play the wind,” Parkey mentioned following the 16-15 loss. “There’s actually no reply to it. I did not make it. I take that loss on me. The solar goes to shine tomorrow, however sadly this one goes to sting for some time.”
For what it is value, video footage seems to indicate that Eagles defensive deal with Treyvon Hester really tipped the ball. Whatever the case could also be, Parkey and the Bears might be watching from dwelling whereas the Eagles tackle the top-ranked New Orleans Saints subsequent Sunday.