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Why punting was right call

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My Rams faced a very similar situation last week versus Seattle. Fourth and short near midfield, not much time left. They punted, only instead of pinning Seattle down at the one the Seahawks got it at the 20. The net result of that call? 27 yards, I think. But the Rams intercepted Seattle during the drive to secure the victory.

How can one criticize Rivera without also criticizing Fisher?

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move on.

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Fug the rams and Fug Romney.

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My Rams faced a very similar situation last week versus Seattle. Fourth and short near midfield, not much time left. They punted, only instead of pinning Seattle down at the one the Seahawks got it at the 20. The net result of that call? 27 yards, I think. But the Rams intercepted Seattle during the drive to secure the victory.

How can one criticize Rivera without also criticizing Fisher?

Were you starting Nakamura and Norman in your secondary?

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Why is this a topic. Happened like 100 days ago

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this doesnt tell us WHY it was the right call, just confirms that most (defensive) coaches want to believe in their defense, especially one that played pretty damn tough the previous 59 minutes.

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Omg someone just shot John F Kennedy!

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My Rams faced a very similar situation last week versus Seattle. Fourth and short near midfield, not much time left. They punted, only instead of pinning Seattle down at the one the Seahawks got it at the 20. The net result of that call? 27 yards, I think. But the Rams intercepted Seattle during the drive to secure the victory.

How can one criticize Rivera without also criticizing Fisher?

Rams don't have Cam Newton, Stewart, Tolbert.....and probably weren't averaging 5 yards a carry while putting up 200 yards rushing in that game. Rams also aren't as successful in 1 yard to go scenarios.

Atl passing attack is also light years ahead of Seattle and the Rams D is less inconsistent than Carolina's..

So? I fail to see the similarities n scenarios......

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Most times the defense holds when you pin the other team at their one yard line. Rivera's call put his team in position to win and that's all you can ask.

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Most times the defense holds when you pin the other team at their one yard line. Rivera's call put his team in position to win and that's all you can ask.

All the criticism is in hindsight. If he'd gone for it and didn't get it you'd see outrage that he went for it. I think it was the right call too.

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They should have bunted.

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Dude the Rams won, the Panthers lost. You mean to tell me you can't see why Rivera would be scrutinized and not Jeff Fisher?

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