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accnodefense
New Mexico Fan
Member since Dec 2010
2836 posts

Do football coaches never learn?

Time and time again in a tie game we see coaches settle for 45+ yard field goals instead of trying to get closer, and miss.


RLDSC FAN
Southern Cal Fan
Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Member since Nov 2008
17288 posts

re: Do football coaches never learn?
I said the same thing in the game thread. why oh why do all coaches seem to just stop once they get to about the 30yd line? It's freaking ridiculous


Cap Crunch
USA Fan
Geaux to Hell Ole Miss
Member since Dec 2010
41344 posts

re: Do football coaches never learn?
That was horrible. 47 yard field goal on 3rd down? After you see Houston make the same mistake by being too conservative? Unbelievable


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accnodefense
New Mexico Fan
Member since Dec 2010
2836 posts

re: Do football coaches never learn?
You have a greater chance of missing that long of a field goal than turning the ball over or getting a penalty


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spslayto
LSU Fan
Member since Feb 2004
12442 posts

re: Do football coaches never learn?
I would have faked it on third down. Get more yards. :)


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shel311
Orlando, Florida
Member since Aug 2004
36340 posts

re: Do football coaches never learn?
It's my biggest pet peeve in all of sports.


Vicks Kennel Club
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Kris Bryant Fan
Member since Dec 2010
23759 posts

re: Do football coaches never learn?
I hate kicking on third down. Fumbled snaps for field goals are so wildly unlikely.

At minimum, run the ball down the middle for a couple more yards or at least put it where your kicker wants it.
This post was edited on 11/22 at 3:51 pm


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Cold Pizza
Ohio State Fan
Member since Sep 2011
7639 posts

re: Do football coaches never learn?
If it's 3rd and manageable and I have time to work with, I'm gonna try a fake FG. Fail and I'll kick on 4th.


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