4th and a foot with 7:30 left down by 2 scores and they PUNT! (1 Viewer)

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I was soooo happy when I saw the punter on the field. And for the record, our going for it was exactly the right call.
 

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We were killing them. He knew his team didn't believe they could get that yard.
 

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I was more surprised because we had just scored and were running the ball well. But they were on their 30, if they dont get the 1st, game is over with 7 minutes left. They punt and hold us to a 3 & out, still have 5-6 minutes left. I thought it was the right play.
 

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Yeah, how do you call a fake field goal one minute but not go for a yard in that situation? I guess he figured they had done a good job stopping us all game and that we would have just played conservative and given them the ball back?
 

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I couldn't believe it either. Reminded me of the '06 playoff game against Philly.
 

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It was a gamble, no matter what they did. I'm pretty sure that the Bills were beating themselves at that point, over-thinking every play before they made it.
 

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Easterbrook will have a field day with this one. Jauron is as bland in his decision making as he is in personality.
 

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yea, his team pretty much threw in the towel after that too.
 

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Belicheck was put in the exact same position as Payton in the early game. They made the right call Jauron did not.
 

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well, they probably would've gotten the 1 yd, BUT they still would've lost the game.
 

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That was a strange call. My Fiancee' asked me "why are they punting it and not going for it." I couldn't answer! I just looked at her and said, our defense is frickin crazy!!
 

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Yeah, how do you call a fake field goal one minute but not go for a yard in that situation? I guess he figured they had done a good job stopping us all game and that we would have just played conservative and given them the ball back?

I thought it was going to be a fake punt for sure.
 

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