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Old 01-26-2011, 03:01 PM
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There are other times when the coaching and instinct is not the optimum situation. When the Jets beat the Patriots a couple of weeks ago, Shonn Green scored a last minute touchdown. A smarter move would have been to stop just short of the goal line, run three plays to eat up the clock, then kick a field goal. The game would have been over then. Brady would not have had enough time for two scores.

But when a running back sees the goal line, he crosses it.

OTOH, a Patriot defender let Green score, knowing that tacking him short would help the Jets.
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