Originally Posted by ThaVirus
Although gutless, I'd argue it was the right call.
At that point we were in a dogfight. If we kicked the field goal, we likely would have missed and given them the ball in our territory with 10 seconds and a timeout. One 12-15 yard pass gives them a chance to add 3 quick points before calling it a half.
If we throw it... well, that's not really an option apparently.
I will agree that you take that chance with good QB though.
It's not popular with fans, but it might be considered the right call for a team that had something to lose.
This team had nothing to lose. They haven't led a game for a single second. They just had played a half of football that it was highly unlikely they would sustain or improve upon in the second half. If there was ever a right time and a right team to take a risk, it was there.