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    Should have kicked the FG... not that it matters...

    Arians & Tomlin totally blew that last minute of the game. 4th down from the 20 with 45 seconds left. You should have kicked the FG and tried the onside kick. Atleast you give yourself a slight chance to come back...by going for it on 4th down your either make it or you don't.

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    it wouldnt have mattered not enough clock left to make a difference

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    We had about 45 seconds left on 4th down. We still probably wouldn't have won but you atleast give yourself that fighting chance to get the onsides back and run a couple quick long plays and see what happens.

    To me that was a play calling blunder; the players on the field were yelling to kick the FG.

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    I really didn't have a problem with that call. You have better chance of making a fist down there than you do of kicking a FG, getting an onside kick and scoring a TD. If they get a TD than you only need a onside kick and a long FG. You are that close go for it all.

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    The coaching staff gave up on the game, that's what that is telling me. They threw in the terrible towel...

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    Quote Originally Posted by LarryNJ View Post
    I really didn't have a problem with that call. You have better chance of making a fist down there than you do of kicking a FG, getting an onside kick and scoring a TD. If they get a TD than you only need a onside kick and a long FG. You are that close go for it all.
    You make a valid point and I can see where you are coming from..I just think given the game circumstances you need 2 scores anyways, why not take the sure 3 points and then try your luck at the TD and fight to the last second of the game.

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    Mendenhall should've been in at runningback a lot sooner. Get Carey Davis out of there. Really a waste of space.

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    It wouldn't have mattered, our OL would just have given up another sack, or would have faulse started, or would have held on the play. They are that bad, I have -100% confidence in our OL. I don't think they improve in a good weeks practice for Baltimore either. I truly feel sorry for Ben and our Defense. It's a crying shame.
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    Mendenhall should've been in at runningback a lot sooner. Get Carey Davis out of there. Really a waste of space.
    Will not happen, Carey Davis is 1 of Tomlins boys.
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    Yep,,,,,,Kick the fieldgoal,but like everyone's already said,it wouldn't have mattered

    Even Phil Simms was saying Fieldgoal

    We'll regroup next week

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    Quote Originally Posted by TOP GUN View Post
    You make a valid point and I can see where you are coming from..I just think given the game circumstances you need 2 scores anyways, why not take the sure 3 points and then try your luck at the TD and fight to the last second of the game.
    And if you ask 20 NFL or college coaches probably 19 of them would agree with you. Usually the rule is get the points when you can.

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