Clutch Encounters

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

Clutch Encounters

Clutch Encounters: Week 9
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Clutch Encounters: Week 9

Week 9 had the fewest 4QC chances in four seasons. Did the 49ers get hosed? Also: Teddy's 3-0 start, ruining Mike Evans' day and Bruce Arians is nearly bulletproof in the fourth quarter.

10 comments, Last at 06 Nov 2014, 8:11pm by Scott Kacsmar
Clutch Encounters: Week 8
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Clutch Encounters: Week 8

Can we move the NFC South to London? Also: Big Ben's big day, Luck's safety, Baltimore deja vu, aggressive Arians and what can former Browns do for you on Monday Night Football?

5 comments, Last at 28 Oct 2014, 6:19pm by jonnyblazin
Clutch Encounters: Week 7
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Clutch Encounters: Week 7

Saints bomb again in the final minutes. Also: Kyle Orton's rare GWD, Andy Reid's game management, the return of Colt McCoy, Jets' regression and you can't blow out Russell Wilson.

9 comments, Last at 22 Oct 2014, 3:12am by Scott Kacsmar
Clutch Encounters: Week 6
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Clutch Encounters: Week 6

Dallas beats the champs at their own game. Also: the root cause of NFL ties, major decision making in Miami, the Rahim Moore outlier, when Thursday Night Football is good, and an unnecessary trio of pick-sixes.

15 comments, Last at 15 Oct 2014, 1:02pm by iron_greg
Clutch Encounters: Week 5
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Clutch Encounters: Week 5

The biggest road comeback in NFL history, and the Browns were on the winning side. Also: Detroit's kicker misery, Alex Smith's dream ending, a first for Drew Brees, and can we trust the Cowboys and Eagles?

10 comments, Last at 08 Oct 2014, 9:31am by tballgame
Clutch Encounters: Week 4
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Clutch Encounters: Week 4

Blowout week, but not for the Steelers. Do they play down to the competition? Also: bad Foles, Bridgewater's debut, and did J.J. Watt just end EJ Manuel's career in Buffalo?

7 comments, Last at 30 Sep 2014, 6:16pm by Karl Cuba
Clutch Encounters: Week 3
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Clutch Encounters: Week 3

New respect for Nick Foles after another GWD. Also: four-minute blues for Browns, glory-hole day for Dallas, Jets seeing red and Bruce Arians' magic beans.

1 comment, Last at 24 Sep 2014, 4:38pm by mehllageman56
Clutch Encounters: Broncos vs. Seahawks
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Clutch Encounters: Broncos vs. Seahawks

The sequel that blew away the original. Denver's historic one-minute drill goes for naught after Seahawks calmly drive for OT win.

33 comments, Last at 24 Sep 2014, 1:10pm by Scott Kacsmar
Clutch Encounters: Week 2
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Clutch Encounters: Week 2

The Eagles horse-collar the Colts in Monday night stunner. Also: Chicago's rope-a-dope, the end of Seattle's streaks, and a comeback 22 years in the making in Green Bay.

26 comments, Last at 17 Sep 2014, 8:22pm by LionInAZ
Clutch Encounters: Week 1
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Clutch Encounters: Week 1

Matt Ryan's biggest day, Drew Brees' deja vu, Cleveland's no-huddle clinic in Pittsburgh, more overtime politicking, and John Elway's double vision in Denver.