Originally Posted by Agamemnon
The problem is that you are taking all their 1st downs into account. If you look at our 1st downs when we have the lead or are tied I'm willing to bet your theory proves correct. Just because we start throwing on 1st down when things get dicey, doesn't mean we don't have predictable tendencies otherwise.
Yea, I knew someone would bring this up. As I did this, I really did not get that sense either. It seemed like the balance was about the same whether it was earlier or later in the game. I did not feel like verifying that, but subjectively I did not get that sense.