Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

10 Nov 2004

Football Commentary: Week 9 Strategy Review

William Krasker's weekly rundown of strategy questions takes Ed Reed to task for running back his interception for a touchdown in the final minute against Cleveland, and analyzes Herm Edwards' decision to take the wind instead of the ball after the initial coin toss. Also worth reading: William's article suggesting that losing teams stop the clock with an intentional penalty if, before the final minute, they give up a first down that would otherwise allow their opponent to kneel and taste victory.

Posted by: Aaron Schatz on 10 Nov 2004