Reggie Wayne, like Marvin Harrison before him, keeps the ball every time he catches a TD. Harrison famously claimed he would make a chair with his. Reggie Wayne did something very, very special with one of the most memorable TD balls he ever caught as a Colt in Indianapolis:
After perhaps making his last catch as a Colt in front of the home crowd, the 11-year veteran who is in the final year of his contract handed the ball to Dan Orlovsky, the quarterback who threw it to him. Orlovsky has overcome the stigma of being the quarterback of the 0-16 Detroit Lions in 2008 to win consecutive NFL games for the first time.
“For him to come and get two games in a row, him throwing me the ball to seal the game, I felt like he deserved that ball,” Wayne said. “I was just glad to be the guy to give it to him.”
Orlovsky finished 23 of 41 for 244 yards and beat the team he played for the past two seasons. Wayne was emotional when talking about Orlovsky’s development.
“He’s a hard worker, man,” Wayne said. “He’s a great dude. He’s had some tough luck in his career.”