Why i hate the "Fail Mary"

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Why i hate the "Fail Mary"
Fri Jan 18, 2013 1:25 pm
  • It gave the 49ers a bye.
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Re: Why i hate the "Fail Mary"
Fri Jan 18, 2013 1:26 pm
  • GB losing to Minne in week 17 gave them a bye.
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Re: Why i hate the "Fail Mary"
Fri Jan 18, 2013 1:28 pm
  • Us losing in San Francisco, Miami, Arizona etc gave San Fran a bye.

    Our win over the Packers was a moment graced by the football Gods.
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Re: Why i hate the "Fail Mary"
Fri Jan 18, 2013 1:31 pm
  • The Rams kicker missing in OT against the 49ers which resulted in a tie caused us to not have the bye
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Re: Why i hate the "Fail Mary"
Fri Jan 18, 2013 1:56 pm
  • So, rather than us winning any of the games we lost to get the bye over the 49ers, you'd rather us have lost another game so the Packers could get the bye?

    Jesus Christ. SMH...
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Re: Why i hate the "Fail Mary"
Fri Jan 18, 2013 2:04 pm
  • End of season rationalization counter incremented by 1.

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Re: Why i hate the "Fail Mary"
Fri Jan 18, 2013 2:10 pm
  • Testicles said the Queen!!
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Re: Why i hate the "Fail Mary"
Fri Jan 18, 2013 2:29 pm
  • I hate it because it rarely works. I would have liked to see the play executed as a hail mary, WRs heading to one side of field, with a lone option hanging the opposite side yards in to hit with a timed pass. Has more chance of success.
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Re: Why i hate the "Fail Mary"
Fri Jan 18, 2013 2:38 pm
  • Is it training camp yet?
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Re: Why i hate the "Fail Mary"
Fri Jan 18, 2013 5:20 pm
  • I like the fail mary because it gave us the wet, salty tears of thousands of GB fans.
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Re: Why i hate the "Fail Mary"
Fri Jan 18, 2013 11:57 pm
  • Leaving Russell Wilson's training wheels on too long cost us home field throughout the playoffs... Oh, what the hell do I know? I'm just some idiot on a message board! :roll: Shut up Roland! :evil: :D ;)
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Re: Why i hate the "Fail Mary"
Sat Jan 19, 2013 2:24 am
  • The Fail Mary was awesome! I was so nervous the next day the NFL was going to reverse the outcome of the game [I knew they couldn't but still..]. I was relieved when they came out with the statement that the result stood.

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Re: Why i hate the "Fail Mary"
Sat Jan 19, 2013 12:31 pm
  • bestfightstory wrote:Us losing in San Francisco, Miami, Arizona etc gave San Fran a bye.

    Our win over the Packers was a moment graced by the football Gods.


    This. There is no way losing more games helps us.
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Re: Why i hate the "Fail Mary"
Sat Jan 19, 2013 12:36 pm
  • I hate the term "Fail Mary" because it represents groupthink. I hate groupthink.
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Re: Why i hate the "Fail Mary"
Sat Jan 19, 2013 1:07 pm
  • BlueTalon wrote:I hate the term "Fail Mary" because it represents groupthink. I hate groupthink.

    I agree.

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Re: Why i hate the "Fail Mary"
Sat Jan 19, 2013 3:21 pm
  • warden wrote:The Rams kicker missing in OT against the 49ers which resulted in a tie caused us to not have the bye


    Yeah, if the Rams won that game, we would probably be talking about our NFC Championship game tomorrow.
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Re: Why i hate the "Fail Mary"
Sat Jan 19, 2013 4:43 pm
  • Just curious...when the Falcon that intercepted in the EZ spiked the ball couldn't a Seahawk have pounced on it for a TD? or had the whistle already been blown?
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Re: Why i hate the "Fail Mary"
Sat Jan 19, 2013 4:49 pm
  • HUGGY wrote:Just curious...when the Falcon that intercepted in the EZ spiked the ball couldn't a Seahawk have pounced on it for a TD? or had the whistle already been blown?


    The play was already dead. But in theory, yes, they could have and it would be a TD. Spiking the ball after you intercept it in the end zone is not smart.
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Re: Why i hate the "Fail Mary"
Sat Jan 19, 2013 4:53 pm
  • Zowert wrote:
    HUGGY wrote:Just curious...when the Falcon that intercepted in the EZ spiked the ball couldn't a Seahawk have pounced on it for a TD? or had the whistle already been blown?


    The play was already dead. But in theory, yes, they could have and it would be a TD. Spiking the ball after you intercept it in the end zone is not smart.


    I would absolutely HATE to win on a crappy technicality like that. If the player had attempted to advance the ball out of the end zone and fumbled it'd be a totally different thing and I would accept the victory with glee and revel in his dismay and embarrassment.
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Re: Why i hate the "Fail Mary"
Sat Jan 19, 2013 5:09 pm
  • call was good, what the media minions did with it afterwards was despicable..
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Re: Why i hate the "Fail Mary"
Sat Jan 19, 2013 6:38 pm
  • hawkmanj wrote:
    bestfightstory wrote:Us losing in San Francisco, Miami, Arizona etc gave San Fran a bye.

    Our win over the Packers was a moment graced by the football Gods.


    This. There is no way losing more games helps us.


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