Clutch Encounters

A look at Sunday's fourth-quarter comebacks and game-winning drive opportunities

Clutch Encounters

Clutch Encounters: GB-SEA
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Clutch Encounters: GB-SEA

The Packers and Seahawks bring drama back to Thursday Night Football. Were those really catches by the Seahawks, and what are these numbers that Mike McCarthy is going by to punt the ball away with one timeout?

Clutch Encounters: Week 10
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Clutch Encounters: Week 10

Is time just a flat circle in the NFC East? Jason Garrett ends another short losing streak and the Eagles fail to close again. Also: Rams sweep Seattle, the Giants distance themselves from the No. 1 pick, and the final nail in Jacksonville's coffin is not a Blake Bortles turnover.

4 comments, Last at 13 Nov 2018, 8:33pm by Scott Kacsmar
Clutch Encounters: Week 9
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Clutch Encounters: Week 9

Aaron Rodgers and Tom Brady hand off to running backs (pseudo and real) with varying results. Also: Drew Brees is the 1972 Dolphins' favorite quarterback, the Chargers hang on again, Sam Darnold epitomizes the AFC East QB struggle, and why are coaches losing their minds vs. Bill O'Brien?

19 comments, Last at 09 Nov 2018, 7:56pm by Lost Ti-Cats Fan
Clutch Encounters: Week 8
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Clutch Encounters: Week 8

The Rams remain perfect halfway through after surviving some pressure from Green Bay. Also: Luck's first comeback win since 2016, last dance for the Jaguars, Robo QB in KC, and no one circles the wagons for a close blowout like the Buffalo Bills.

11 comments, Last at 02 Nov 2018, 12:00pm by Damon
Clutch Encounters: Week 7
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Clutch Encounters: Week 7

The NFC East is for sale while the NFC South goes 4-0. Even Atlanta held another lead. Also: Mike Vrabel's London call, the history of "two-or-die" conversions, Justin Tucker's human moment, and Chicago's Hail Mary to the 1-yard line.

4 comments, Last at 24 Oct 2018, 1:25pm by andrew
Clutch Encounters: Week 6
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Clutch Encounters: Week 6

A bland week was spiced up by the Chiefs-Patriots and 49ers-Packers in prime time. Also: Pittsburgh loves playing in Cincinnati, Brock Osweiler loves the Bears, Falcons on the winning side of history, and is Nathan Peterman the worst NFL quarterback in decades?

8 comments, Last at 18 Oct 2018, 8:42am by Lost Ti-Cats Fan
Clutch Encounters: Week 5
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Clutch Encounters: Week 5

Sean McVay iced the Seahawks with the NFL's most effective play, but did Pete Carroll use his timeouts wrong? Also: Doug Pederson's rare two-point conversion, Josh Allen channels Mike McMahon, and one of the greatest field goals in NFL history bails out Carolina.

13 comments, Last at 11 Oct 2018, 11:35am by Joe Pancake
Clutch Encounters: Week 4
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Clutch Encounters: Week 4

Patrick Mahomes aces another test in Denver to close a wild Week 4. Also: overtime decisions in the AFC South, where Hue Jackson went wrong, Atlanta's historic losing streak, a Zeke wrinkle, and the biggest problem with Pittsburgh's offense.

5 comments, Last at 03 Oct 2018, 8:40pm by Scott Kacsmar
Clutch Encounters: MIN-LAR
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Clutch Encounters: MIN-LAR

Jared Goff shines in his best game yet for the 4-0 Rams. Should the 1-2-1 Vikings be concerned? Also: Sean McVay punts on his Bill Belichick moment, and when did Kirk Cousins turn into Tony Romo?

8 comments, Last at 28 Sep 2018, 4:56pm by hoegher
Clutch Encounters: Week 3
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Clutch Encounters: Week 3

A historic shootout between the Saints and Falcons doesn't end in a tie. Also: big Andrew Luck concerns, smart Dolphins, deja vu in Jacksonville, The Full Fitzpatrick, and what exactly is Steve Wilks doing in Arizona?

1 comment, Last at 25 Sep 2018, 10:04pm by jamie_k74