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When to let a team score?

Discussion in 'NFL Zone' started by OhSnap, Dec 13, 2013.

  1. OhSnap

    OhSnap Well-Known Member

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    I've heard this debated allot over the years. The biggest example I think was the GB vs. Den. super bowl when it didn't work for the Packers.(If memory is right) Earlier this year it worked against the Cowboys in the Detroit game. I'm not saying they let the Cowboys score on purpose but teams do let it happen and the results were the same as if they did. I don't remember the game but there was at least one this year win the Cowboys should have let a team score sooner than they did to preserve time.

    This is a good article that makes a good case for when to let a team score.

    http://www.footballperspective.com/dear-pete-carroll/#more-15917
  2. dexternjack

    dexternjack World Traveler Zone Supporter

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    Denver vs Dallas, 10/06/2013
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  3. Vtwin

    Vtwin Power and Performance

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    I was seriously thinking the Cowboys should just let the Bears score when they had the ball with fourish minutes left in the first half.
  4. Richmond Cowboy

    Richmond Cowboy Well-Known Member

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    The cowboys used this strategy to perfection during the last 60 minutes of the Bears game.
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  5. Teren_Kanan

    Teren_Kanan Well-Known Member

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    rofl
  6. Sarge

    Sarge Red, White and brew... Staff Member

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    lol!

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