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#1 restNChrist

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Posted 28 October 2012 - 03:27 PM

We had a timeout to burn... why not use it?

Answer: our head coach is one of the worst clock/game mangers ever!

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Posted 28 October 2012 - 03:28 PM

Just another reason to fire him

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Posted 28 October 2012 - 03:29 PM

he didnt ice him because the wind wa sblowing hard at the time, giving rivera a better chance of chicago missing the FG. Calling a timeout, the wind could have died down.

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Posted 28 October 2012 - 03:29 PM

We didnt do it because of what happened in atlanta. We iced the kicker and he took a practice kick and missed.

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Posted 28 October 2012 - 03:29 PM

That has backfired on some teams. Non issue for me.

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Posted 28 October 2012 - 03:29 PM

statistically icing the kicker doesn't do anything.

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Posted 28 October 2012 - 03:30 PM

Icing the kicker is worthless. Glad we didn't.

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Posted 28 October 2012 - 03:30 PM

That has backfired on some teams. Non issue for me.

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#9 R0CKnR0LLA

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Posted 28 October 2012 - 03:30 PM

the chance a kicker makes a game winning field goal actually goes up a few percentage points when "iced"

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Posted 28 October 2012 - 03:30 PM

I think Rivera was updating his resume .

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Posted 28 October 2012 - 03:31 PM

you people bitched during ATL when he did and now you people bitch when he doesn't?

#12 thatlookseasy

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Posted 28 October 2012 - 03:31 PM

Icing the kicker doesnt really work, its just something coaches do to feel like they are doing something

#13 restNChrist

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Posted 28 October 2012 - 03:31 PM

On one hand, either way we would hate RR. On the second hand, isn't this common practice and a no-brainer! I don't know about the wind issue... but i'd rather try to psych out the kicker than wait on good wind.

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Posted 28 October 2012 - 03:31 PM

Don't worry about this, it was the right call. I'm "hoping" he was waiting on the wind and if it died down he would timeout, since it was blowing it was the right call. Find one of the other 25 reasons to blame RR instead of this (there are at least that many).

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Posted 28 October 2012 - 03:31 PM

icing the kicker never works ... they expect it and get a free kick. I have seen so many kicks after the whistle this year.


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