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Re: Super Bowl 51 Game Thread: New England Patriots vs Atlanta Falcons
« Reply #60 on: February 05, 2017, 09:21:16 PM »

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Cmon need a quick TD and 2 pt conversion

Re: Super Bowl 51 Game Thread: New England Patriots vs Atlanta Falcons
« Reply #61 on: February 05, 2017, 09:27:53 PM »

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Falcons match up well. Their team speed really confounds Pats.


That was my main concern.  I heard all week that they were young and inexperienced but fast and athletic. 

I thought the Pats would take advantage of the Falcons' lack of size upfront, but instead the Falcons have been too fast and athletic for the Pats.  The Pats are a finesse team and the Falcons have kept them off their timing all game.
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Re: Super Bowl 51 Game Thread: New England Patriots vs Atlanta Falcons
« Reply #62 on: February 05, 2017, 09:29:32 PM »

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How do you kick a field goal in that situation?
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Re: Super Bowl 51 Game Thread: New England Patriots vs Atlanta Falcons
« Reply #63 on: February 05, 2017, 09:33:25 PM »

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How do you kick a field goal in that situation?
cut it to a two-possession game

Re: Super Bowl 51 Game Thread: New England Patriots vs Atlanta Falcons
« Reply #64 on: February 05, 2017, 09:41:41 PM »

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Not over yet???

Re: Super Bowl 51 Game Thread: New England Patriots vs Atlanta Falcons
« Reply #65 on: February 05, 2017, 09:50:55 PM »

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Huge sack!

Re: Super Bowl 51 Game Thread: New England Patriots vs Atlanta Falcons
« Reply #66 on: February 05, 2017, 09:53:35 PM »

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Wow. Pats get the ball with a chance to tie.


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Re: Super Bowl 51 Game Thread: New England Patriots vs Atlanta Falcons
« Reply #67 on: February 05, 2017, 09:55:24 PM »

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Wow. Pats get the ball with a chance to tie.

KG's words come to mind now: anything is possible!!!!!

Re: Super Bowl 51 Game Thread: New England Patriots vs Atlanta Falcons
« Reply #68 on: February 05, 2017, 10:00:07 PM »

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The Pats' David Tyree moment?


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Re: Super Bowl 51 Game Thread: New England Patriots vs Atlanta Falcons
« Reply #69 on: February 05, 2017, 10:00:24 PM »

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That's one of the most bizarre catches I can remember, especially given the gravity of the situation.

It'd be a huge shame if the Pats ended up scoring a TD here but failing on a 2 point conversion.  That missed extra point from Gostkowski is inexcusable.


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Re: Super Bowl 51 Game Thread: New England Patriots vs Atlanta Falcons
« Reply #70 on: February 05, 2017, 10:02:48 PM »

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The Pats' David Tyree moment?

I think it compares better to the Kearse catch 2 years ago
I'm bitter.

Re: Super Bowl 51 Game Thread: New England Patriots vs Atlanta Falcons
« Reply #71 on: February 05, 2017, 10:07:15 PM »

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Holy ****
I'm bitter.

Re: Super Bowl 51 Game Thread: New England Patriots vs Atlanta Falcons
« Reply #72 on: February 05, 2017, 10:08:11 PM »

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Re: Super Bowl 51 Game Thread: New England Patriots vs Atlanta Falcons
« Reply #73 on: February 05, 2017, 10:11:07 PM »

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Not really a football fan, but this has to be considered one of the greatest comebacks of all time sports history doesn't it?
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Re: Super Bowl 51 Game Thread: New England Patriots vs Atlanta Falcons
« Reply #74 on: February 05, 2017, 10:13:26 PM »

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Pats do specialize in "close" superbowls...lord.