Archived

This topic is now archived and is closed to further replies.

Proudiddy

Tell The Truth

Gut Feeling   211 members have voted

  1. 1. What did you think was going to happen on Atlanta's final possession?

    • We stop them and win the game
    • We go all Carolina Panthers on their ass and give up an unbelievable, time-defying drive for a GW score

Please sign in or register to vote in this poll.

93 posts in this topic

As soon as, during the possession before the final one (not the sack of Cam), we ran it twice in a row for next to nothing instead of passing I knew the Falcons would have a chance.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

we had them on the 1. they had 0 timeouts and not much time. There is no way anyone should have expected them to score. I just don't understand why we had 4 down linemen, 3 LBs and and 4 in the secondary. We should have had a lot of guys back deep playing prevent. They would have been able to swarm all over White and not allow him to catch that.

1 person likes this

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

oh and i didn't even consider going for it. would rather punt and let our D handle things. if we screw up the 4th down then the falcons auto-win. pin them deep and they don't auto-win. whatever.

people who want to fire rivera over this, ask falcon fans what they thought of mike smith going for it on 4th and short all the time last season.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

The only thing "unbelievable" about it was not having a center-fielder playing deep pass D and not thinking the pass was coming.

1 person likes this

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I had no faith in the punt until I saw that we pinned them on the 1. When that happened I was like ok. We got this. The D line is going to apply pressure as they had all day, and we are going to sack Ryan again and get the safety and the win.

However just as I'm finishing my tweet saying Darin Gantt is right, a punt is not a bad play, I look up and see Roddy White making the 60 yrd catch.

When we didn't attempt to get the first and came out for the punt, I knew we were going to give up the score.

When we downed it on the one, a very slight sliver of hope with a vision of CJ busting through for a safety crossed through my mind.

Before I was able to complete my daydream, Nakamura was swatting at air from his rear and their crowd was going wild. My instinct was right as usual.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

as soon as Cam fumbled the ball instead of picking up that 1st down, I knew our fate...

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I figured they would work the sidelines and win with a field goal. Turns out I was half-right. I didn't expect to give up a huge bomb I figured if anything it would be a dumpoff and multiple missed tackles.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I thought they would get to the fifty and then the hail mary would get knocked down. I was feeling rather confident after the punt was executed so well.

1 person likes this

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

4th and 1 should be a gimme for us....

Not the way we were running the ball. Our short yardage runs were being stuffed all day.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites