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Mon Jan 5 04:06:29 GMT 2009
On 1/4/09, Frank Scott <fscott41 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> The 2nd and goal was a perfect call but poorly executed by ND #68. The
> Ravens totally bit on the run and Martin was wide open in the end zone the
> whole play. ND pulled to the right to help protect Chad after the fake and
> let the DE/LB run right past him. Chad was running for his life and
> couldn't make the easy toss to Martin.
yeah - i saw that on the replay too but for some reason i thought that
was Martin - but indeed it was Martin open in the back of the endzone
and someone on the edge of the endzone.
> I didn't mind the run call on 3rd down but not from a tight formation. That
> was just running into the strength of the the Ravens D. We should a have
> spread everyone out (4 wide) and given to RB on the delay or draw.
i don't know if that would have worked, but probably better than
running right into the teeth of their D. But I understand trying at
least one power running play. We can't turn into the 1988 Dolphins.
> I think we should have went for it on 4th and 1. It would have made a
> statement and set the tone for the rest of the game.
that early in the game with a turnover in hand - i say take the 3
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