Barber Wisdom: Passing On Second Down – Super Bowl XLIX 2015

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I can’t believe Pete Carroll decided to pass on second down. It cost them the Super Bowl.

 

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He told the newspapers he knew he had the game in hand and decided to burn a down so they could stop the clock.

 

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Yeah, well, they had Marshawn Lynch. Why burn a down? Just get him in there and win the game.

 

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Boys, they didn’t do that because they didn’t want the Patriots to have enough time to come back.

 

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I hear you, but that would have been tough.

 

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I don’t know. The Patriots are tough in the final minutes.

 

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How do you know? The Giants beat then in 2007 with the Helmet catch. The Seahawks made the Bobble catch and then handed them the game on a bad call.

 

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Brady married a Supermodel and has a house with 2,000 rooms. That’s how I know.

 

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You got a point there, mister.

 

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I lost $50,000 on that game. Thanks, Pete.

 

 

 

 

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