how far were the stamps on that last punt ?...wasn't it around 40?......i remember thinking they shoulda went for the field goal....they still woulda been down by 5, but thats better than being down 8....instead they punted it and lost by 2...
was anyone else surprised that they didnt atleast ATTEMPT the field goal from 40ish???
the following is from the sports section of canoe.ca ( they have similar questions ):
---Speaking of playing the percentages, Higgins could have eliminated the scenario minutes earlier when, while down eight points, he instructed punter Burke Dales to try kicking out of bounds instead of through the endzone for a single. The kick failed on both accounts, prompting the late two-point quandary.---
Following Burris's second touchdown of the afternoon with just 41 seconds left in a 25-23 game, the Red & White's Not Ready for Prime Time players were whistled for a time-count violation as they lined up at the five. Pushed back to the 10, Burris was sacked while rolling out in search of an open receiver.
"I mean, (expletive), we didn't have the right personnel in the game -- we didn't know what the (expletive) we were doing," said Lewis, shaking his head in disbelief.----( this is lewis refering to the 2 point conversion attempt and the penelty the stamps got )
"It cost us another win on a two-point game play two weeks in a row."
It was an inexcusable gaffe at the pro level.
Said head coach Tom Higgins: "It was poor execution on our behalf.