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  1. neuronet

    neuronet Homer Little PatsFans.com Supporter

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    If you remember, the game was actually a pretty close, competitive match. No acts of desperation were called for. Then, this....


    (sorry it probably won't play embedded in this site b/c NFL)
     
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    NashuaPats In the Starting Line-Up

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    I can't decide which is funnier, that or the butt fumble. They have both brought me so many laughs and so much enjoyment. :)

     
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    neuronet Homer Little PatsFans.com Supporter

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    The Butt Fumble has to win for sheer individual inanity and hilarity. But The Punt is just a great example of institutional incompetence from the top down.
     
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    slam 2nd Team Getting Their First Start

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    It is true. The Bumblepunt was planned for weeks. The Butt Fumble just happened. Like the worst opera in history vs. the worst jam band in history.
     
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    What is it about playing the Patriots that brings out the absolute worst in some teams???? Is it panic on their part ( e.g. Colts) or a thought process that concedes the Patriots are a thoughtful well run organization and they want to prove that they are smahter....???
    You see three guys standing over your center on the trick play, you take a step back and call a time out. Later on at the press conference, you announce you had a trick play but wasn't going to work so you scraped it....Instead it's a highlight (lowlight) that will be forever be shown...
     
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    slam 2nd Team Getting Their First Start

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    They didn't even need to take a time out. They were punting at midfield. Just take a delay of game. A punt would probably reach the end zone anyway.
     
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    What'd we decide to call this one? The Clusterpunt?
     
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    You're on fire today!
     
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    slam 2nd Team Getting Their First Start

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    This discussion just brought to mind the Mic'd up sideline footage of the Edelman to Amendola pass play in the 2014 Baltimore divisional game. They decide to do that trick play in the next series, and McDaniel thinks to ask Edelman "Do you need any warning or anything before I call the play?" and Edelman says "Nope, just call it."

    Checking with key players before you do something unusual. Something you'd think any team would do, but...
     
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    How does one explain the idiocy of such a blunder?

    Chuck Pagano
     
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    neuronet Homer Little PatsFans.com Supporter

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    I think Bumblepunt? Not sure, wasn't there a thread where we voted?

    Edit just found the thread:
    Name the play: Colts edition
     
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    neuronet Homer Little PatsFans.com Supporter

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    I guess we never officially agreed on a name. Has the interwebs converged on one?

    The Hut Bumble
    The Dunce Punt
    WhatTheChuck
    The Paganooo
    Gaffegate
    BumblePunt
    PuntBungle
     
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    There is already a thread on this, but what the hey! We could have a 100 threads on this and I wouldn't care!:D

    My favourite version of this play.

     
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    The best part of it is Collinsworth going "Uh oh!" when they start to shift, thinking they've got some clever trickery underway... then after the play going, "What in the world...?"
     
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    feel free to edit your message and use the following link:



    you can also paste the following snippet of code into your post so that the youtube video shows up as a clickable link, in case people want to hear the audio as well:

    Code:
    [URL='http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zrtzpdH_uPM']YOUTUBE: The Worst Fake Punt in NFL History - Colts vs Patriots 2016[/URL]
    like so:

    YOUTUBE: The Worst Fake Punt in NFL History - Colts vs Patriots 2016

    take that, NFL!
     
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    In 50 years of playing and/or watching football- that colts "play" was w/o question the most dumbfoundingly asinine thing I've ever seen- on ANY level. I love the buttfumble- but the "fake punt" wins because it was actually PLANNED. I remember my jaw dropping at the "formation"- then I was laughing my ass off before they even snapped the ball- " they're gonna get crushed!"
     
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    Was on my Facebook memories today.

    Sent from my Nexus 6 using Tapatalk
     
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    Thats an insult to moe larry and curly
     
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    I vote for Irsay as Moe.
     
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