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3 minutes ago, SteelCityColt said:

 

Meh it's not that far different from calling the draw which a lot of coaches might call at this point in the game with that down and distance at midfield.

 

3 minutes ago, 21isSuperman said:

3rd and long, you don't risk a deep pick or anything.  Run a simple play, get a few yards, be conservative, play the field position game

Of course that's a typical call. Just not something I'd have liked to see. No need to risk a pick, just throw it away if nothings there past the first down marker...

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Just now, Gabriel Alexander Morillo said:

 

Of course that's a typical call. Just not something I'd have liked to see. No need to risk a pick, just throw it away if nothings there past the first down marker...

Risk a sack and injury.  Be conservative in that situation.  It's way too early in the game to consider taking a risk

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