Coach Payton tore a page out of Les Miles' book..

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  1. Cajun Sensation

    Cajun Sensation I'm kind of a big deal Staff Member

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    Going for it on 4th and the onside kick to open the 2nd half.....ya'll had to have been thinking the same thing I was.:miles::miles::miles:
     
  2. StaceyO

    StaceyO Football Turns Me On

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    It was definitely Les Miles-like. I can appreciate that.
     
  3. ccgw

    ccgw luv'em Tigers

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    Yes, that thought did come into my mind yesterday!
     
  4. tirk

    tirk im the lyrical jessie james

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    maybe but its kinda like comparing obama to abe lincoln.
     
  5. OkieTigerTK

    OkieTigerTK Tornado Alley

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    i was thinking that now we know where miles' brass balls went.
     
  6. tirk

    tirk im the lyrical jessie james

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    i was confused and pretty pissed off that we didnt defer to open the game.


    then I thought about it after the onside kick this crazy bastard planned it all along regardless the situation.

    he was thinking we will get the ball at the start of each half. :eek:
     
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  7. OkieTigerTK

    OkieTigerTK Tornado Alley

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    i was listening to the brees interview on cowherd. he said that the kick had been practiced for two weeks and they had been told all along that it was not a matter of if it would be used, because it would. it was just a matter of when. and he wanted to use it when it would be least expected.

    i'd say that plan worked out pretty well.
     
  8. LaSalleAve

    LaSalleAve when in doubt, mumble

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    i honestly believe Payton had no choice. To me if the Colts get the ball and score out of halftime, its ball game. But that kick (which hank baskett botched, take that Kendra, dumb ho) pretty much forced the Colts to change their entire gameplan, and nullified the coin toss.
     
  9. StadiumSalute

    StadiumSalute It's Gameday!

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    It came up at my house last night, but was followed by "well, the Les Miles from then" and pointed to the 2007 BCS poster on the wall.
     
  10. islstl

    islstl Playoff committee is a group of great football men Staff Member

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    He actually told the team before the game started that he was going to do it at some point either in the 2nd quarter of to start the 2nd half.

    At halftime, he told his kicker and special teams to be ready as well as the offense.

    He did confer with Gregg Williams to hear his thoughts and Gregg told him he has his back and that the defense would hold up their end if the kick did not succeed.
     

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