Originally Posted by WolverineFan
Keenum played great. Very impressive.
The problem is we had 483 yards and scored 24 points. We were too content to sit on the lead and play for FG's instead of blowing the game open. New England went up 10 points on Pittsburgh at the start of the 4th quarter. Did they sit on the lead? No, they won by 24 and blew them out of the building. We had that opportunity and we pissed it away by playing pvssy-foot football in the 2nd half.
I blame some of that on playcalling though. Keenum played well enough to win in the end. Giving up 3 consecutive TDs on defense, some terrible ref calls, and an inexplicable 3rd down overturn on the field was ridiculous. Yes it would have been great to step on the gas, but the Colts adjusted and started reading our plays. We needed to keep throwing new stuff out there and didn't