The worst part is we needed to run clock, as Aikman said. We had already advanced well into their territory, at 2nd and 1 we should be happy to run the ball. Burn clock, or make them burn a timeout. I certainly wouldn't feel comfortable giving the ball back to Eli with 1:20 left and multiple timeouts, up 3 (if they got the conversion).
I doubt any of that even crossed his mind. He's awful, the worst coach in the league bar none. And this will be overlooked and forgotten by the front office.