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Through the San Francisco 49ers’ loss to the Los Angeles Rams in Sunday’s NFC Championship Sport, a key second occurred within the fourth quarter when 49ers defensive again Jaquiski Tartt dropped a possible interception.
After the sport, Tartt took to Twitter and accepted blame for failing to make a play that may’ve led to an enormous shift in momentum:
Jaquiski ‘Quaski’ Tartt @quaski
No excuses!! I deserve all of the criticism my approach! Alternative I dream of I got here up brief!!! Let my brothers down!! It Nonetheless will not outline me as an individual/participant. Solely will get stronger and higher… <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/Believdat?src=hash&ref_src=twsrcpercent5Etfw”>#Believdat</a>
Tartt additionally took duty for the drop throughout his postgame press convention (warning: comprises profanity):
The play occurred virtually halfway by the fourth quarter with the 49ers main 17-14. Rams quarterback Matthew Stafford fired a deep ball meant for Van Jefferson, however he overshot the receiver and the ball hit Tartt within the chest earlier than bouncing off his arms to the bottom.
Tartt laid on the sector for a couple of seconds together with his arms on his helmet in disappointment. He was seen being consoled by teammates effectively after the play had occurred.
San Francisco head coach Kyle Shanahan had some encouraging phrases for Tartt after the sport, saying the loss did not come down to only that one play.
“Tartt has achieved loads of good issues. I am going to inform you he was the most effective gamers on the sector final week vs. Inexperienced Bay,” Shanahan advised reporters. “I’ve beloved him being on our staff right here since I have been right here. I do know he is disenchanted in that drop that he had, however there’s loads of different performs within the recreation, and I am very pleased that Tartt was on our staff this 12 months.”
The 49ers blew a 10-point fourth-quarter lead and allowed the Rams to attain on three consecutive possessions to go in entrance. San Francisco quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo threw an interception on the staff’s closing drive that sealed the sport for Los Angeles.