56 seconds, Dolphins at 2, Titans 3 TOs

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  1. Deuce Wayne

    Deuce Wayne Damnit, I cant find my driving moccasins anywhere!

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    5 yard line after a first down? The guy doesn't even know how the game of football works. It takes 10 yards to get a first, coach. 2 yard line + 10 = 12 yard line. Hmmm...

    I think he and Kerry have the same alcohol problem.
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  2. dontdraftcutler

    dontdraftcutler Go Cutler!

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    You know, I coach HS football and if I would have let the clock rn out like that, my guys would've been pissed. They would have felt like I didn't have any faith in my D. I mean, for goodness sake, the pressure was on them...they were on the 2 yard line! I think it was a chicken schit move by Fisher. He got bailed out though...barely.
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  3. amy

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    Maybe he had a subconscious desire to lose so he wouldn't have to deal with playoff talks and he could get on with his quest for a new job. Either that, or his brain is functioning very poorly. Seriously, I've never seen such play calling from him. But then, when you think about him keeping KC playing, even though the team was self destructing, it doesn't seem that surprising, does it?
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  4. Gut

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    Um...

    You are mis-interpreting what he said. They were at the 5yd line after a first down run...meaning after they ran it on first down, not after getting a first down at the 5.
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  5. Gut

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    Questions...

    I didn't have sound for the game so I was wondering a couple of things...

    Was there a bad wind?

    How did the commentators explain Fisher not using his time outs on the Dolphins last drive?

    Did the Titans or Fish win the OT coin toss?

    BTW, there is one explanation for Fisher not burning the TO's when the Fish got the ball...our D seemed a bit spent, our D has continued to give up BIG plays (how they got into scoring position), and at that point Miami had scored on 3 of their last possessions. Perhaps Fisher figured they needed a little breather, didn't want to risk the big play and figured we had a 50/50 chance to give the ball to our offense.

    I would never have done what he did and it doesn't make a lot of sense to me unless their were field conditions or player situations I'm not aware of.

    Gut
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  6. Titan_Cam

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    I was in the north end zone, the one Bironas eventually kicked the game winner into. There was no wind whatsoever. Perfectly good conditions for kicking.

    The Dophins won the OT coin toss, Henne threw a pick to Griffin. We ran CJ up the middle 3 times for a net -2 or so yards, and then Bironas came on and kicked a forty-something yarder to win it.
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  7. SEC 330 BIPOLAR

    SEC 330 BIPOLAR jive turkey

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    after what we saw in the 2nd half, had those T.O.'s been called we could have easily set up the Dolphins for a 46-yard field goal in regulation. We had a fifty/fifty of winning the toss... we could easily be crucifying Fisher for giving the Dolphins life when we could have had OT.
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  8. MJTitans

    MJTitans Chris Whitley look him up Tip Jar Donor

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    Yea, football is all about momentum and at that point the Dolphins had it all. Their previous drive started on their 10. I think I probably would have called the TO and gone for the win, but then they would have gone right after Harper and Henne had owned him up to that point.
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  9. Alex1939

    Alex1939 Old Man Tip Jar Donor

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    Well, i think yall are nuts!

    Seriously, they had the ball at the 2 yard line! The 2! And we don't trust our defense to make a stop??


    At first I was thinking, ok Fisher is letting some time run off the clock and then we'll take a timeout with under 30 second left. That way they don't have time to make a few plays. I can't imagine the Dolphins would run any risky passing plays with the negative possibility of a safety as a likely consequence. Most likely, we get the ball and need 10 yards to be in field goal range. I'm still baffled that we didn't call timeouts.


    I'm now more baffled that people support this coaching strategy!:?:
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  10. Hoffa

    Hoffa Not Family?Then freak you you freakin' freak

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    I am too...has our D under Cecil sunk to the point that we don't trust them to stop a team from scoring 98 yards away??...
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