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Cool Remake of the George Iloka Helmet INT (GIF)


Dec 22, 2013; Cincinnati, OH, USA; Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Jerome Simpson (81) and Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick (27) and strong safety George Iloka (43) fight to catch the ball in the second quarter of the game at Paul Brown Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Trevor Ruszkowksi-USA TODAY Sports

When the Cincinnati Bengals faced-off against the Minnesota Vikings in Week 16, strong safety George Iloka made on of the more ridiculous interceptions of the year after it appeared he’d been beaten in coverage by wide receiver Jerome Simpson.

The ball bounces off of the helmet of cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick and into the unsuspecting arms of Iloka, which turned out to be the first INT of his 2-year NFL career:

Since then, that GIF has been remade into one of the cooler sports GIFs you’ll find:

Credit for this GIF goes to CJ Zero.

In his first year as the full-time starter at SS, Iloka recorded 66 tackles, six pass deflections and two forced fumbles, but it was this INT that he probably remembers the most.

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