Originally Posted by Dedhed
There were a number of idiot moves, but trying a 53 yard FG late in the first half in that weather was the idiot move that started it all.
Punt, take a 7 point lead into the locker room, and get the ball to start the second half. We win if we punt there.
Yup. People are focusing on running instead of passing towards the end of regulation but this was a much bigger blunder. And not the conservative move, contrary to many other things they're being criticized for.