2013 NFL season delayed: Weather halts start of Broncos-Ravens
The kickoff of the 2013 NFL season was delayed 25 minutes when lightning was seen near Sports Authority Field in Denver.
There's a weather delay in Denver. Blame Mother Nature, blame Ryan Seacrest, blame Ray Lewis, whoever you decide to blame, it's a safe bet Twitter has already blamed them.
Ray Lewis tweets:
Weather delay turns out to just be Ray Lewis' tears.— Happy Gilmore (@_Happy_Gilmore) September 6, 2013
Ray Lewis finds this weather delay rather fishy. #NFL— Adam Rank (@adamrank) September 6, 2013
Fifteen-minute weather delay in Denver to start of Ravens-Broncos game -- Ray Lewis claims the lightning "is no accident."— Norman Chad (@NormanChad) September 6, 2013
Mother Nature is easy to blame for almost everything, she ruined my friend's wedding once.
Mother Nature tweets:
Mother Nature must own Montee Ball. Delaying the game a little longer in hope for backfield clarity.— Brad Evans (@YahooNoise) September 6, 2013
Mother Nature 7, #NFL 0. But it's early.— InsideHoops.com (@InsideHoops) September 6, 2013
If it wasn't Mother Nature, there's another theory on the delay: God.
Lightning delay? Looks like someone forgot to set his Fantasy lineup on-time. Looking at you, God.— Dave Richard (@daverichard) September 6, 2013
This is Twitter, so you can always count on at least one Tebow tweet.
Tweets about Tebow:
That wasn't thunder…that was God telling us that this NFL season isn't starting until Tebow gets signed.— Michael Schottey (@Schottey) September 6, 2013
Here's the only viable theory we've seen as to why Ryan Seacrest took part in pregame ceremonies:
maybe Ryan Seacrest getting struck by lightning is all part of the pre-game show— Lana Berry (@Lana) September 6, 2013
Finally, if you live in Baltimore, you don't have much to look forward too:
so the Ravens go from a blackout in the Superdome to a lightning delay in Denver. what's next? locusts?— Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) September 6, 2013
Speaking of Baltimore, we should probably just blame all of this on the Orioles. If not for them, Thursday's opener would have been in Baltimore.
Severe lightning storm warning just delayed kickoff by 20 minutes, to 6:55 pm MT. But the weather looks pretty good in Baltimore about now.— Don Banks (@DonBanks) September 6, 2013
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