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Why do we play for FG's constantly?

D Walker's dropped TD. That's why.
the most amazing part about this is that we have one of the most talented tight ends in the league. The team's failure to utilize Vernon Davis in this offense just boggles the mind.
Because our offense sucks.
[ Edited by 190836 on Dec 2, 2012 at 7:14 PM ]
Its typical NFL coaching. You get something working and when you get into field goal range you go conservative and lose momentum.
Why? Fear and Criticism. Fear of losing for taking a chance. And fear of criticism. NFL coaches play the percentages ALOT. They also
take calculated risks. When the risks don't work they are criticized heavily. When they do they get accolades and told how much of a genius they
are. Most Coaches don't have big stones. Most of them are scared of criticism and they coach like it, when the pressure is on.
We are just applying last year fomula of success, take minimum chances, get a lead and play defense...our incinsistency in several football aspects this year such as kicking, penalties, etc is making us vulnerable in tight games....
The reason we lost today is that we don't put our foot on the gas pedal. Make every game close. That won't work everytime.
Originally posted by gavindirishmen:
Its typical NFL coaching. You get something working and when you get into field goal range you go conservative and lose momentum.
Why? Fear and Criticism. Fear of losing for taking a chance. And fear of criticism. NFL coaches play the percentages ALOT. They also
take calculated risks. When the risks don't work they are criticized heavily. When they do they get accolades and told how much of a genius they
are. Most Coaches don't have big stones. Most of them are scared of criticism and they coach like it, when the pressure is on.
Exactly!!!!! No killer instinct. I hate to say it but we should be like New England. Watch some of their games this year and they don't let up. Who care if you win by 30 pts. But you constantly watch games where these coaches are playing to hopefully kick a FG to win the game. Was at the Thanksgiving Day game in Detroit this year, Yes my son likes the Lions, And it happened to them in overtime also. Stafford moved the ball all over the field against Houston's D and when the time came they play for the winning FG and Hanson sliced it right. FG's should be the last resort in OT. Go for the kill already!!!!!!
why(ne)?
Originally posted by tokash620:
Exactly!!!!! No killer instinct. I hate to say it but we should be like New England. Watch some of their games this year and they don't let up. Who care if you win by 30 pts. But you constantly watch games where these coaches are playing to hopefully kick a FG to win the game. Was at the Thanksgiving Day game in Detroit this year, Yes my son likes the Lions, And it happened to them in overtime also. Stafford moved the ball all over the field against Houston's D and when the time came they play for the winning FG and Hanson sliced it right. FG's should be the last resort in OT. Go for the kill already!!!!!!

This. Pour it on, rack up enough points and ensure you win the game, this p***y conservative "go for the FG" nonsense is rarely a recipe for winning football.
Originally posted by marshniners24:
Roman is teh suxors

When it comes to red zone play calling, he is definitely the suxors (no joke).