Knowshon Moreno hurdles Ed Reed

By Will Brinson | NFL Writer

John Elway is stoked about the way that running back Knowshon Moreno has been playing in Denver ever since the Broncos lost Willis McGahee and started feeding the first-round pick. Fantasy owners don't mind it, either. And everyone loved the way that Moreno handled Ed Reed in the open field on Sunday.

The former Georgia standout broke through a gaping hole in the line, made a small cut, saw Reed directly in front of him and then got his Jackie Joyner-Kersee on own, straight-up hurdling the Ravens' safety.

But wait -- it gets even better. When you watch the GIF from the beautifully-done CBS slow-mo angle, you see that Moreno hurdled Reed and Reed got scared -- you can see Reed shy away from trying to take out Moreno on the hit and duck away from contact.

None of that takes anything away from the filthy-sick athletic move that Moreno put on when he went over Reed, even if Mike McCoy did the jerk-y thing and gave Jacob Hester the ball on the one-yard line instead of rewarding his new bellcow back.

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