Monday, October 20, 2014

Ball Control Is Overrated

With one minute to play yesterday the Chiefs had controlled the ball for 39 minutes to only 19 minutes for the Chargers, so the score should have reflected a 2:1 margin; something like 20-10. It did not; the game was tied at 20 points each. The NFL does not determine the outcome of games by how long a team controls the ball on offense.

1 comment:

bruce said...

It determines the outcome on what they are doing with the ball when they are "controlling" it... just playing keep-away does not score.

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