Originally Posted by Beantown Bronco
They went with the option that gave them a 97% chance of winning the game. By definition, that IS going for the win.
Okay. I'll change the way I phrase it - you go for the jugular.
I think you know what I meant though. I think when you start to play percentages there, you are no longer playing for the win...you are playing the odds to not lose.
The game ends with a 1st down. Period.