OT: Bad calls cost Rutgers

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  1. ctpatsfan77

    ctpatsfan77 PatsFans.com Supporter PatsFans.com Supporter

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    A truly disappointing ending . . . but, honestly:

    (1) End of 4th quarter--Why did they go for a pass on 3rd and 4 with a timeout to burn? If Ito makes that kick, Rutgers wins.

    (2) Third OT--Again, why insist on passing the ball? Teel might well have been able to run it in.

    OTOH, I still want Brian Leonard in a Pats uniform next fall. (Who wouldn't want an RB that can go past, around, through, or even over defenders?)
  2. Brady'sButtBoy

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    Rutgers blew it by being far too conservative in the first OT after WV had to kick a field goal. They should have gone all out for a TD as that would have ended the game right then and there. Once they left WV back in it seemed like just a matter of time. After playing audaciously all season, the Scarlet Knights' coaches turtled up and lost character at the very worst moment. The bold win, not the careful...

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