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Luke Easterling

WATCH: Titans rookie WR Treylon Burks scores his 1st NFL TD in the strangest way

Every NFL player dreams of the moment they score their first career touchdown, and while that moment finally came Sunday for Tennessee Titans rookie wide receiver Treylon Burks, it probably didn’t happen the way he’d imagined.

Titans running back Derrick Henry had caught a screen pass, and was racing for what looked like a 75-yard touchdown Sunday against the Cincinnati Bengals, but a defender punched the ball out of his arms just before he crossed the goal line.

Lucky for Henry and the Titans, their first-round pick had been hustling down the field the whole time, diving on the loose ball in the end zone for the score:

That’s not usually how wide receivers get on the board, but it’ll make for a fun story Burks can tell for years to come.

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