The NYG/TAM Kneel-down... where do you stand?

Discussion in 'Tennessee Titans and NFL Talk' started by SawdustMan, Sep 17, 2012.

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Who do you side with?

  1. Coughlin; It was a dirty play.

    17.2%
  2. Schiano; He's just trying to win a football game.

    82.8%
  1. WV2SoCalTitan

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    I thought it was funny cause ive been doing the same thing in madden for years when someone would kneel, though it never works, Im trying to win until the clock hits 0:00
    I understand both sides to the argument but with it being a 1 score game, play til its over.
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  2. Gunny

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    I wish Madden had an auto end game option if you plan on kneeling it.
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  3. Titans Eternal

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    I don't understand what the issue is. Is there time left on the clock? Ok.. stfu and play the game.

    Im behind the bucs 100%. I wish their coach woulda gotten fired up in coughlins face.
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  4. 2ToneBlue

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    Not a dirty play if no rules were broken. Coughlin being a crybaby about it, he should be blasting is team for all getting knocked off the ball.

    I understand that formation means they're kneeling, basically telling the other team "We've won" and asking them to give up. The Bucs said "No thanks" and blew them all up. That Giants O-Line should be embarrassed. No one hit Manning from the Bucs.

    Why even have the other team on the field if it's supposed to be a free play... New Rule:
    Teams must just immediately walk into the locker room, with heads hung low, if they give up the ball with under 2 minutes and no TOs while behind in the game.
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  5. Titanup1982

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    I'm with Schiano on this. I would be on Coughlin's side if the Giants were up by more than 2 scores, but that game was still possible for the Bucs to at least tie it up.
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  6. steverife

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    Totally with Schiano. Don't even care what the score is...

    It isn't like someone went around the corner and blew him up as he was kneeling.
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  7. RTH

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    The clock was still going and the Giants were only up by 7.

    Anything can happen - football is 40% talent and 60% luck. That's my view on it. We've lost games due to fumbles at inopportune moments.

    I find it very interesting that every commentator I've seen discuss this, that takes Coughlin's side, refuses to answer straight to the question of: "Had the Giants fumbled and the Bucs recovered, would you change your opinion?"

    I've yet to hear any of these people answer the question... just state that that was unlikely to happen and it was dirty.

    Um... that ISN'T what was asked. If you can't answer the question, you are wrong.
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  8. RTH

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    I think Tom Coughlin created an account on here so he could vote for himself :clap:
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  10. Joe Blaque

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    Jaws thinks Coughlin should apologize. Peter King (who usually writes well thought-out articles that cover the whole league despite his clear homerism sometimes) of course sides with the Giants and Coughlin.

    Greg Schiano is the best thing to happen to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers since Tony Dungy. That team is Exhibit A concerning the whole situation we are currently sitting in. That man knows how to coach a football team and doesn't take crap from anyone. He has instilled discipline and accountability there. Perfect example of talent that was simply under-achieving with bad coaching. Which is where we are.
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