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They were DESPERATE...

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The onsides kick was a great play. They made it look easy.

The "fake" punt was confusing and seems like a bad play. I assumed they were trying to draw an offsides. If I recall it was #21 Mike Mitchell in coverage so its not like they caught us in bad coverage.

I hated the onside kick. Yes it worked for them, and had we gotten it, we would have had great field position... My point was that it showed that they feared us and were desperate.

That's a big change from years past... We just witnessed the changing of the Guard in the NFC South.

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WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!

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I hated the onside kick. Yes it worked for them, and had we gotten it, we would have had great field position... My point was that it showed that they feared us and were desperate.

Or, more likely, they saw our return team backing up too much and took advantage.

 

I doubt Sean panicked and called a desperation play. Unless this is madden.

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tl:dr

 

but I'm satisfied. Keep Pounding

 

Lmao... Thanks for that... I saw that novel and shook my head and just scrolled down to see the comments which usually already summarize the key points the OP made. 

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Or, more likely, they saw our return team backing up too much and took advantage.

I doubt Sean panicked and called a desperation play. Unless this is madden.

Right... But of course... This is done every week and is a norm??? I must have missed the memo.

It's one thing to disagree, but let's not get silly

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I understand the "us against the word" mindset, but to be fair, there were a lot of people picking the Panthers in this game and we were the favorite in the betting line too.

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Right... But of course... This is done every week and is a norm??? I must have missed the memo.

 

 

I'm going to walk away and tell you that you are correct with a polite grin in the spirit of the Holidays.

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The Saints let go of some of the desperation late in the game. They got comfortable near the end. That's why they failed to end it by throwing for a first down. 

 

During that last drive, just about everyone in the room was like "Don't let Cam throw it anymore", after the Ginn completion. I was like "fug that, we need to throw throw throw, and go for the win." Never did I imagine that it would be Hixon that comes up with the TD in the end. 

 

That was sweet victory.

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I understand the "us against the word" mindset, but to be fair, there were a lot of people picking the Panthers in this game and we were the favorite in the betting line too.

 

I do believe we covered the spread, just!

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I'm going to walk away and tell you that you are correct with a polite grin in the spirit of the Holidays.

Merry Christmas! I did see your point though with the scouting. It was valid.

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