346-pound Dontari Poe becomes heaviest player in NFL history to throw TD pass

We’re guessing Dontari Poe doesn’t care that his coach referred to the defensive lineman’s first career touchdown toss as a “bloated Tebow pass.”

“I was in coach (Andy) Reid’s ear, like a true offensive player would be,” Poe said after the game. “I was kind of egging coach Reid on to call it. The fans started cheering for me and he listened, so we got it done.”

There’s so much to love about this, mostly because the 346-pound Poe has taken the Big Man Touchdown to another level. Turns out, it was also a record-setting throw — to go along with Poe’s previous record-setting runs:

Of course, no conversation about heavy-set quarterbacks would be complete without a Hefty Lefty name-check, who had some fun after Poe entered the record books.

Lorenzen, who starred at Kentucky and played three seasons with the Giants, was listed at 6-4, 285 pounds, though he attempted just four passes in the NFL, none going for touchdowns.

Poe’s touchdown was transcends your garden-variety score.

“(When) he scores, it’s like we score,” said Chiefs’ defensive lineman Chris Jones, via ESPN.com‘s Adam Teicher. “I keep telling Alex (Smith) we are coming for his position.”

Smith, presumably unconcerned, was happy for Poe.

“[Poe]’s 1-for-1 with a touchdown,” he said. “I don’t think I can critique much. I can’t say anything. It looked

Article source: http://www.cbssports.com/nfl/news/346-pound-dontari-poe-becomes-heaviest-player-in-nfl-history-to-throw-td-pass/

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