Originally posted by SnakePlissken:
I friggen knew it! -The first time I actually saw the play I got the feeling that Smith was looking to strike Davis again on the skinny post but pressure had sunk into the pocket!
-Houston's D figured that Smith would be going for Bruce again downfield, if Smith had just had 2 more seconds of protection he could have darted Vernon another touchdown and the game would be over.
This is a desperation throw any pro QB would make on 4th & long, with 30 seconds left on the clock. (ala' Eagles/Packers "Miracle at 4th and 26").
Oh and if it makes things worse, Barry Sims was in the lineup during that play.
I know it was 30 secs but we only needed to get into field goal range and not a big play TD there.......and like someone else said, I would have like that pass go to Morgan and let him try and get a 1st down....
but in the end everything was just frantic...I wish we used a timeout to calm this down...get some plays and spike the ball and kick a FG.....but either way, I was just happy that our Oline and our players didn't go offside or anything on that drive.
so lets just learn from this.....its not a big deal for me this game because we were in a position to winning a game we were not suppose to win, after being down 21 points and having Alex come in (after being gone for so long)......these next two weeks is where I'll start to panic..... if we play well at Indy that would be GREAT....but we cannot wait that long to make adjustments with our playcalling or personal......... I did NOT understand why Chilo was still there after the 1st qtr.