Originally Posted by TimeKiller
Well...I'm not on this bandwagon yet but....
4th and 1 staring the goalline down late in the game and you kick a field goal for a tie instead of an attempt at a go-ahead TD? Was it a lack of faith in the offense (unwarranted) or a plethora of faith in the defense (also extremely unwarranted)? Did you not want the momentum of converting a 4th down and probably a TD after that? Did you not want to eat up some clock against a team that relies on the ground game?
That's playing to "not lose", not playing to "win". YOU PLAY TO WIN THE GAMES!!!!!
you gotta take the points there.