Jacoby Jones Cost A Baltimore Furniture Store $600,000 With Kickoff Return Touchdown

Jacoby Jones Cost A Baltimore Furniture Store $600,000 With Kickoff Return Touchdown
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A few days before the Super Bowl, a Baltimore furniture company called Gardiner’s Furniture offered a special promotion for anyone who purchased furniture between January 31, 2013 and Februrary, 2013.

The deal was that if the Ravens returned a kickoff for a touchdown at either the beginning of the game or at the beginning of the third quarter, anyone who bought any furniture within the aforementioned timeframe would get their furniture for free.

The promotion was obviously based around the undeniable rarity of kickoff returns for touchdowns in the Super Bowl, especially at the beginning of the game or the third quarter.

Yet we all saw what happened last night, and because of Jacoby Jones’ historic kickoff return, Gardiners let $600,000  worth of furniture go for free.

They did, however, purchase an insurance policy for the deal before the Super Bowl so they would be reimbursed should the Ravens do the impossible on the big night.

Good thinking, or else they’d be faced with a world of lawsuits had they not second guessed the possibility of a such a tremendous Super Bowl feat.

Sean Levinson | Elite. 

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Sean Levinson loves writing almost as much as he loves ranting about politics. Elite Daily lets him do both, and he couldn't be happier now that he's finally putting his years at SUNY New Paltz to good use. When he's not writing, Sean enjoys nature excursions, playing the guitar and the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Look for him on "Real Time with Bill Maher," where he regularly appears in his most precious fantasies.

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