Baltimore Time Out

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  1. PaulThePat

    PaulThePat On the Game Day Roster

    In hindsight how big a factor do you think the crazy TO Baltimore called when we were stuffed on 4th down affected our season ? Yes, it helped us to 16-0 but if we'd lost would the following games been less pressure filled and more helpful to the real goal of the SB :eek:

    If we'd lost to the Ravens and then against the Giants in week 17 fielded back-ups for 3 quarters would it have affected the post season ? For me there is no doubt the Giants season seem to blast into overdrive on the back of the 16-0 game and maybe if there had been less intensity in that match-up they wouldn't have been the same team in the play-offs. Additionally without the "Perfection" baggage that's hung around our necks all season perhaps we would have been looser in the post-season and may well have won the big prize.
     
  2. Patriot_in_NY

    Patriot_in_NY Veteran Starter w/Big Long Term Deal

    It's all hindsight and second guessing, but yeah............ I think it would have better to lose that game and had gotten the "perfect season" monkey off our backs.

    And yeah, without that week 17 game for the Giants, I believe they'd not have "run the table".
     
  3. Tpd122

    Tpd122 Rookie

    in no way do I wish the TO wasn't called. Two reasons why: I would not want the loss to come from the Ravens, instead from a respectable team.

    Second, you take what you get and the chance for a perfect season is rare...who knows, a loss to that team might have severely injured the momentum and team spirit.
     
  4. i support BB

    i support BB On the Roster

    I wish we lost to the Giants in week 17.
     
  5. pwes

    pwes In the Starting Line-Up

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    No loss to the Giants or the Ravens. I'd rather been beaten by the Eagles. Good team that played well against us.
     
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