A lot of the headlines this week leading up to the game will be about Bill Belichick's decision to go for it on fourth down rather than punt it late in the fourth quarter Sunday night against the Colts. The decision obviously did not work out. He's defending the call.
''The same thing I said after the game,'' Belichick said at his regular Monday news conference. ''I thought it was our best chance to win. I thought we needed to make that one play and then we could basically run out the clock. We weren't able to make it.''
Imagine if Rex Ryan had made that decision some of the comments we'd see here and in the media. Honestly, I thought it was a good call. The way Manning was moving the ball, he was probably putting the ball in the end zone no matter what part of the field he started on. Calls like this are part of the reason the Pats win so much. They aren't afraid to take risks to win.
What do you think?