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3 Timeouts and we don't call one until :35 seconds left??!!

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by Michael88Irvin, Nov 6, 2006.

  1. Michael88Irvin

    Michael88Irvin Member

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    We had all our timeouts. If we had preserved time on th clock, we would have driven down and had time to get a TD or get even closer for a 'chip shot'... why did Parcells not use the Timeouts?
  2. Hoofbite

    Hoofbite Well-Known Member

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    I was wondering the same thing but everything worked out just like Bill had planned.......Romo moved the ball and set the team up.........couple people took the play off and held everyone down.......cannot really fault bill for that....he coached them into a position to win they folded like origami.....
  3. CanadianCowboysFan

    CanadianCowboysFan Lightning Rod

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    35 yards is a chip shot. That FG could have been from 19 yards and it would have been blocked.
  4. cowboyuptx

    cowboyuptx Member

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    I agree!!! I was screaming at the TV, TIMEOUT !!

    However, we fell short in so many ways today....:bang2:
  5. TheEnigma

    TheEnigma Anomaly

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    I didn't necessarily disagree with how he used the timeouts. What I did not like was the fact that we waited til the clock dropped from about 44 to about 33 seconds to take the first time out. We lost about 10 seconds on that and that could have meant another play or two.
  6. SkinsandTerps

    SkinsandTerps Redskins Forever

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    Why would they stop the clock in a tied game ?

    I mean really ? Am I so drunk that I dont get it ?
  7. charlieheel

    charlieheel Member

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    A kick from 35 to win the game with :06 seconds left...that is a chip shot for nfl kickers
  8. CrazyCowboy

    CrazyCowboy Well-Known Member

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    Good question--time management will kill a team if done poorly
  9. Dave_in-NC

    Dave_in-NC Well-Known Member

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    It was a chip shot. We make it theres very little time for the Skins to do any thing. Why leave time on the clock for the skins? Last year they beat us in the final two minutes, remember?
  10. Hoov

    Hoov Senior Member

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    the game was managed correctly. if Vandy makes the kick the game is over, no time left on the clock. ST lost the game
  11. Clove

    Clove Shrinkage

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    I thought I was the only one that noticed that, what a pathetic use of the clock by Parcells.
  12. Clove

    Clove Shrinkage

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    You use the time outs because they are in field position and can go up by 3. Had they made that field goal, we would've had barely enough time to get in field goal position to tie it. I thought the time out management was HORRIBLE!
  13. ConcordCowboy

    ConcordCowboy Mr. Buckeye

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    Agreed...Not to mention that with those 30 seconds or more that where wasted the Cowboys could have went for a TD instead of just settling for a FG.

    I hate settling for FG's in those positions because as you saw nothing is a sure thing.

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