Fourth and two on your own twenty-eight yard line with a little over two minutes to play and you're up by six. Why wouldn't you punt? Alas Bill Belichick is a rare breed. He rolled the dice and crapped out. Forget that the Patriots blew a sixteen point lead, this will live be a decision that will live in Patriot infamy for a long time. But Bill Belichick doesn't care what you and I think. He's got five Super Bowl rings and is a surefire hall of famer. He's entitled to a mistake or two. But what I and other Patriots fans still feel is that although he maintains he was in the right, it still was the wrong call. That was not Matthew Stafford under center for the opposition, that was Peyton Manning, probably the greatest clutch quarterback of his generation. In other words, that's probably the ...
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