Originally Posted by milkman
It really isn't a contradiction.
I don't care if it's Matt Cassel in that situation, I am going for the first down.
I know full well that the chances are very good that Matt Cassel ****s up, but I am going down swinging, regardless.
I am not going to throw in the towel.
Playing not to lose leads to losing.
I'd rather lose aggressively than lose like a pussy.
I don't consider running the ball on 3rd and 7 with less than 2:00 left and with the opponent having no timeouts playing not to lose.