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No worries Hayttrain, you'all destroyed the S.D. Chargers.
I was pulling for S.D., however, when a player does a unsportsman like move after the defense pushes the Pats back out of field goal range and making in 4-7, I do not feel any pity for them when it becomes 1st-10 for the Pats offense and they get points off of it. S.D. lacked disciplined at the end of that play giving points to the Pats. You can't do that at that level and except to beat the Pats.
That is why the Pats are so great, disipline. Their like the TGers of Football. Mature players.
First, I have a problem with the use of the word comeback describing the Colts victory. They were down 21-3 with over 2 quarters remaining and they were at home. A comeback for me at least is something special when your back is up against the wall and you pull off the improbable. If a team racks up a lot of points quick early in the game they can also give up a lot of points quick late in the game. For a team to comeback or choke depending on their position the time/inning/sets/frames remaining must be less than the amount of time it took the leading team to amass its lead. Games are played for 2 halves, 3 periods, 3 or 5 sets, 4 quarters, 9 innings, 10 frames, or 18 holes. The reason for this is because sports are athletic and emotional roller coasters. If the patriots were up 21-3 with a quarter left then yes I would give the Colts the comeback award but the lead was built in less than 2 quarters and two of the scores were off of a fumble escaping the clutches of two Colts players and a pic-six. So in no way was the Patriot's lead a sure thing. The patriots were merely luckier and a fraction more precise for those 20-25 minutes than the Colts and it just happened to have been at the beginning of the game rather than the end. The Colts played a good game but I am not willing to give them a comeback let alone the Greatest AFC Championship Game Comeback.
I will admit I am still a little bitter from the Eagles loss, but this has been something I have hated for a long time and am always ready to put my head through the wall when announcers claim a team choked away a lead they built in the first quarter.