Green bay packers has once again been left empty-handed in the Conference Finals, and criticism of Aaron Rodgers and coach Matt LaFleur have been lapidary for the decisions made in the final stretch of the game against the Buccaneers. The quarterback was questioned about the decision to kick for 3 points instead of gambling it on the fourth down at the end of the game.
What happened with Green bay packers in the final minutes he made fans of the franchise explode with helplessness. The local team had the 4th and goal to only 8 yards, being 8 points behind and with 2 minutes to go until the end of the game. Instead of gambling on the fourth chance, Aaron Rodgers He left the court and the team scored a 3-point field goal.
It is very rare that, in a decisive instance, a team decides not to play the fourth chance so close to even the score and with so little time remaining. Having scored in 4th and goal, the Packers they were able to repeat the play by the double conversion and even the game. Failing that, they were able to get within 1 of the Buccaneers and look for a field goal on the end.
Aaron Rodgers gets rid of guilt
The seasoned quarterback, Aaron Rodgers he was harshly criticized for not having taken the risk that could bring them back to the party. «It was not my decision on that play. It wasn’t mine. I understand that with 2 minutes we could have more, but it was not my decision, “said the quarterback with some frustration at the press conference.
For his part, head coach Matt LaFleur did not regret not taking the risk with so little to lose. “Any occasion that doesn’t work, you always regret it. It was the circumstances of having three chances and knowing that with a touchdown we needed 2 more points. I saw it as we had four timeouts with the 2 minute break. It didn’t work. Every time something doesn’t come out, do you regret it? Clear. I think it was the best decision, but it didn’t work out.
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