Originally Posted by Bugeater
Sounds like a good reason for coaches to stop taking these stupid "icing" timeouts.
Option A) no time out, team must run off and on all the correct players, and execute a kick under the adrenaline and pressure of a play clock and drive.
Option B) call time out. Team gets to make sure personnel is correct, take a breath, and practice the kick.
Odds in today's NFL of the kicker missing are small in either case, but I feel like there is more room for error in option a.