Something from the Vikes game no one has brought up!

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  1. BigWig

    BigWig Bigimus Wigimus

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    What did you think of the team taking a knee instead of piling on the score?
    I was actually glad they didn't, but still threw me for a loop. Maybe they were feeling guilty about the hits on Schaub.
     
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    I don't think it was them feeling guilty, but instead just Childress not wanting to risk a turnover. You never know what can happen. There could be a mishandled snap from the center that gets picked up & ran back for a TD. There really was no need to risk it, and he took a knee instead.
     
  3. IlliniJen

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    They had the game won, no need to do anything but take a knee. All teams would do the same, unless you're coached by Belichek.
     
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    Those were exactly my thoughts at the time.
     
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    Mike Leach would have tried to score another TD, especially if he had all his timeouts left.
     
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    This is the only reason they did not pile on! There is only one way that the Texans could win that game long shot or not and its a turnover on the goal line trying to score. Childress is catching hell for having an under performing team I am not sure his career woulkd survive if he lost that game trying to get points that were not needed.
     
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    It was a solid business decision. Wrap the win and minimize the "DOH!" possibility.
     
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    Good comments!
     


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    Freropter just doesn't roll off the tongue like Rosencopter.
     
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    The announcers mentioned it. They even called it a ''classy'' move. I don't see why it even deserves a mention. Taking a knee is the 10000% correct thing to do. Why in God's name would you do anything else? Herman Edwards anyone?
     
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    I had Adrian Peterson on my fantasy team so I wasn't too pleased.
     
  12. IlliniJen

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    You play to win the game. Hello! You play to win the game.

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    It's the safe bet. It's a locked in win - no need to get cute. Besides they wouldn't have been anywhere near the goal line had we not gone for it on fourth down and gotten sacked (again)......


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    I don't know about classy but it is respect. Belichick has no respect for anyone, so he would've hit the gas.
     
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    Let's not let Mr. Dungy off the hook here, either. "Coach Class" has been known to go for it citing that point differential is one of the tie breakers.:bat:

    Shoot, Leach would have tried to score as fast as he could, on-side kick and try to score again...
     
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    HOU-TEX Ah, Football!

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    That's why he's my man. Love that guy! :)
     
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    Classy move to just kneel and get the W. Scoring a TD when its not needed would be a jerk move.
     
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    Or Peyton Manning
     

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