Sometimes it’s better to let people question your sanity on fourth down than to leave your offense on the field and remove all doubt. That supposedly was the lesson learned after Belichick’s Gamble on 4th and 2 last week. Yale football coach Tom Williams must have sick that day; in his team’s biggest game of the year against Harvard with a 10-7 lead…he calls a fake punt ON 4TH AND 22. Spoiler alert: they didn’t get it, and Yale lost, 14-10.
The Washington Redskins have found a new scapegoat in Shaun Suisham. The annoyingly-named Redskins kicker missed a 50-yard field goal attempt that would have put his team up by two scores (9-0), only to watch Tony Romo drive his team down the field, an effort culminating in a “Sure you don’t wanna run that in?” TD pass to Patrick Crayton, his only catch of the day. Danielskins lose, 7-6.
The Bengals found another fun way to lose a game. With their game against the Raiders tied, 20-20. Cincinnati’s Andre Caldwell fumbled the ensuing kickoff. Not even the Raiders could screw up the game-winning field goal, and scrub quarterback Bruce Gradkowski (17/34, 183, 2 TDs, 1 pick) wins his first start since 2006,
Who did we miss? Let us know in the comments. Or don’t. I’m not your mother.