Originally Posted by Cassel>Manning
I think everything about that play was lucky. Including the way Eli got out of that sack. I'll give Eli credit for fighting to get away instead of panicking and taking the sack. But 99 times out of 100 a QB would be sacked in that situation, I mean 3 separate Patriot players had a chance to sack him.
You just don't get it.
Of course the QB gets sacked almost everytime in that situation, but rarely do most QBs get out of a sack like that and follow it up with a perfectly thrown ball 30 yards downfield.
Most QBs don't have the moxie to do anything more than run, or look for a checkdown at best.
That's a play only 2 or 3 QBs in the NFL make.