Clutch Encounters

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

Clutch Encounters

Clutch Encounters: Week 13
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Clutch Encounters: Week 13

Analyzing why the Colts should have went for a two-point conversion, up by seven. Also: bad field goal decisions and Al Michaels loses it over nothing.

69 comments, Last at 04 Dec 2013, 11:36pm by nat
Clutch Encounters: Week 12
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Clutch Encounters: Week 12

Bill Belichick inherits the wind in Manning-Brady XIV. Also: Rivers and Romo get it done, the fall of the Falcons and Texans, and another disgusting divisional tie.

42 comments, Last at 29 Nov 2013, 6:02pm by LionInAZ
Clutch Encounters: Week 11
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Clutch Encounters: Week 11

Patriots fail to catch a call in Carolina. Also: Mike Tomlin's "do what we do" strategy works, the worst overtime coin-toss decision yet and how Drew Brees' height saved the Saints.

73 comments, Last at 21 Nov 2013, 4:21pm by Ryan D.
Clutch Encounters: Week 10
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Clutch Encounters: Week 10

The Ravens show us the real "Fail Mary." Also: Denver's historic streak ends and Florida's winless teams finally get it right.

32 comments, Last at 15 Nov 2013, 6:12pm by tuluse
Clutch Encounters: Week 9
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Clutch Encounters: Week 9

The Colts stunned Houston with another big rally. Also: modified overtime strategy, Dallas' Tony Romo soap opera, walk-off safeties and NFC powers fall.

13 comments, Last at 08 Nov 2013, 1:14pm by formido
Clutch Encounters: Week 8
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Clutch Encounters: Week 8

The Lions and Cowboys combined for 41 points in the fourth quarter. Also: history for Peyton Manning and more misery for the Steelers in Oakland's Black Hole.

18 comments, Last at 31 Oct 2013, 10:17am by JoeyHarringtonsPiano
Clutch Encounters: Week 7
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Clutch Encounters: Week 7

Judgment Day in Indianapolis has passed. Also: Jets get second chance at New England, Bengals beat their NFC equal and Ravens/Steelers bring the offense.

11 comments, Last at 27 Nov 2013, 4:37am by agen 338a
Clutch Encounters: Week 6
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Clutch Encounters: Week 6

Tom Brady does it again to Rob Ryan in Foxboro after Saints' epic clock mismanagement. Also: the Eli Manning crunch-time stats you never hear about.

12 comments, Last at 15 Oct 2013, 6:26pm by eagle97a
Clutch Encounters: Week 5
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Clutch Encounters: Week 5

An epic shootout in Dallas spells déjà vu for Tony Romo. Also: a shocking first for Tom Brady and a (future) Super Bowl preview between the Colts and Seahawks.

58 comments, Last at 11 Oct 2013, 1:23am by tuluse
Clutch Encounters: Week 4
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Clutch Encounters: Week 4

How do the NFL's 32 head coaches fare in crunch time? Also: Russell Wilson's competitiveness, Philip Rivers' record, and the near-comeback of the week in Atlanta.

19 comments, Last at 03 Oct 2013, 1:33pm by Scott Kacsmar