Week 5--Broncos @ Patriots (maybe)

scottyno

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Did not like that decision. At all. Not just because of the result. Wanted to get behind by only one score. Yes I know eventually you need the 2-point conversion, but you save that for later.
Better to know now if you need the 2 than to be driving late down 8, score, then don't get the 2, and you're screwed because there's no time left
 

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Did not like that decision. At all. Not just because of the result. Wanted to get behind by only one score. Yes I know eventually you need the 2-point conversion, but you save that for later.
But in that case if you fail at the 2pt you are done.

This way, you know what you need to get done in the last 8 minutes. they'll probably fail to do it the way today is gone, but you'd rather have the risk sooner than later because you have more time to adjust to the outcome of the 2 pt attempt
 

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I think the "don't go for 2 until the end" is the single most infuriating topic that should be unbelievably easy to understand but never is in sports today.

A) Go for 2 and fail early - you know you need two scores and can plan accordingly.
B) Go for 2 and fail at the end - you're fucked.

It's the simplest logic I can imagine, and still, every single time you hear "Now it's a two score game!"
 

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But in that case if you fail at the 2pt you are done.

This way, you know what you need to get done in the last 8 minutes. they'll probably fail to do it the way today is gone, but you'd rather have the risk sooner than later because you have more time to adjust to the outcome of the 2 pt attempt
And why would you be any more likely to get the two pointer if you try it later?
 

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Better to know now if you need the 2 than to be driving late down 8, score, then don't get the 2, and you're screwed because there's no time left
Exactly. You need a 2 no matter what. Better to know early than late if you have to go for two more scores. The announcer made no sense.
 

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Here comes the announcer to tell us "if you hadn't gone for two before..."
 

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I think the "don't go for 2 until the end" is the single most infuriating topic that should be unbelievably easy to understand but never is in sports today.

A) Go for 2 and fail early - you know you need two scores and can plan accordingly.
B) Go for 2 and fail at the end - you're fucked.

It's the simplest logic I can imagine, and still, every single time you hear "Now it's a two score game!"
TV people don't want to lose viewers before the end of the game.
 

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Not sure why Broncos are throwing up 2 scores and Pats not having any TE's or WR's or OG's
 

PedroKsBambino

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Cam scrambling is literally the only offense today. Just brutal otherwise