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Offline sschind  
#16 Posted : Monday, November 25, 2013 8:17:10 PM(UTC)

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according to the play by play on CBS sports there were about 11:40 seconds left after Lacy scored. Any coach who EXPECTS to have only 1 possession with more than 11 minutes left is an idiot (Of course some might say I am on to something with that)
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#17 Posted : Monday, November 25, 2013 8:29:22 PM(UTC)

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If you guys are going to question a decision today, don't question the call for 2. Question the decision to throw the ball on 3rd down at the goal line in overtime instead of handing it to lacy.


True. Run it on 3rd; Run it on 4th; And if we don't win the game, we give it to them on the half yard line. THAT to me is more of a slam dunk than either going for 2 or not going for 2.

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#18 Posted : Tuesday, November 26, 2013 10:25:06 AM(UTC)

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I didn't like it because you are assuming you will need yet another 2 point conversion to tie the game.

The odds are not good for 2 point conversions in a row so I think that statistically speaking Mike McCarthy was wrong. It would have been right with 3 minutes on the clock of course because bad odds are better than no odds at all.

With the time we had in the clock I think 3 posessions was more likely than scoring two 2 point conversions one after the other.

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#19 Posted : Tuesday, November 26, 2013 12:31:52 PM(UTC)

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sschind said: Go to Quoted Post
according to the play by play on CBS sports there were about 11:40 seconds left after Lacy scored. Any coach who EXPECTS to have only 1 possession with more than 11 minutes left is an idiot (Of course some might say I am on to something with that)


Keep in mind what happened in recent weeks vis a vis teams draining 7 and 9 minutes off the clock to seal our defeat.
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#20 Posted : Tuesday, November 26, 2013 2:52:30 PM(UTC)

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Keep in mind what happened in recent weeks vis a vis teams draining 7 and 9 minutes off the clock to seal our defeat.


exactly.
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#21 Posted : Tuesday, November 26, 2013 2:57:17 PM(UTC)

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nerdmann said: Go to Quoted Post
It's controversial, given that there was more than 8 minutes remaining, but I didn't have a problem with it at the time.

Queens were running wild on the ground with Peterson and Gerhart (11 f*cking yards/carry) so they were gonna drain major clock. Similar situation as being under 8 minutes.


ya they would of needed 2 TDs and then 2 2 pointers
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