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    another tomlin blunder

    why not throw a couple bombs at the end of regulation and hope for a PI call to put us in FG range to win it in regulation?
    seeing that PI are handed out like candy on halloween in the nfl these days, it was a gamble with little to no risk.

    dallas had already burned all of their timeouts and had conceeded regulation by not attempting a 61 yd fg or going for it. they opted to punt and pin us deep and hope their defense could hold us.
    even if dallas would have picked off opne of those bombs, they would have taken a knee to get to overtime.

    tomlin couldnt count on his defense in overtime seeing that #35 (and everyone else)was absolutely getting abused. what was he banking on, that we win the coin toss?

    this jackass cant think his way out of a wet paper bag

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    I thought the same thing.....

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    Because when on the road, you go with the tie and try and win it in OT. I have no problems with what they did at the end of the 4th...

    I agree though, that Tomlin has made mistakes in mis managing games, however, I have no problem with going to OT in that scenario on our own 20 yd line....
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    Quote Originally Posted by pfelix73 View Post
    Because when on the road, you go with the tie and try and win it in OT. I have no problems with what they did at the end of the 4th...
    That's ridiculous.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by pfelix73 View Post
    Because when on the road, you go with the tie and try and win it in OT. ....
    It must be opposite day. This is exactly backwards.

    On the road, you try to win it in regulation. At home, go into OT with the home field advantage.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bat1816 View Post
    It must be opposite day. This is exactly backwards.

    On the road, you try to win it in regulation. At home, go into OT with the home field advantage.

    its the george costanze theory on football

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    Some just criticize for no reason, did you see the 40yd defense Dallas was playing... You have a better chance at an int than interference!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Steelhere10 View Post
    Some just criticize for no reason, did you see the 40yd defense Dallas was playing... You have a better chance at an int than interference!
    No, there is actually a reason and the OP states the reasoning. Dallas had no timeouts so even if they pick a pass off heaved 50 yards downfield they would have had to heave it the same way. Taking a knee is just giving away a play.

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    Mr. Pitt, you might think its rediculous, but that's what they do. Always have. All coaches do that. Well, maybe not all, but most do.


    Yea, refs won't call PI on those last plays at end of game... Have a better chance of a TO there...
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    Disagree. Go to TO. Throw a pick and they run it back with time left.... LOL, sort of sounds familiar....
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