DENVER, CO - OCTOBER 28: Wide receiver Trindon Holliday #11 of the Denver Broncos returns a punt against the New Orleans Saints at Sports Authority Field Field at Mile High on October 28, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. The Broncos defeated the Saints 34-14. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)
Eight seconds later, Holliday was gone. The NFL's shortest - and quite possibly fastest - player says he has never been caught from behind and it didn't come close to happening last Sunday, either. His 105-yard kickoff return for a touchdown went down as the longest play in Broncos history.
This was, actually, the fourth time the 5-foot-5 Holliday had returned a kick for a score this year. The first three came in the preseason with the Houston Texans, which is why the second-year player made the team.
But Houston struggled in its return game, and on Oct. 10, the Texans cut ties and the Broncos swooped in.
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