Originally Posted by Beantown Bronco
If you attempt to run the ball and go for getting the first down and then getting it, then your opponent has a 0% chance of winning.
Two can play that game.
It was 3 & 7 not 3 & 2 or 3 & 1 sherlock. The chances of getting a first down on an obvious running down on a 3 & 7 is slim to none. Passing the ball would have been the better option.