Official Bears/NFL Thread #15 - Power failure at Super Bowl (Literally)
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01-18-2013, 02:00 PM
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Chicago, IL
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Of course the game that changed season and ultimately haunted the Bears saw the offense handing ball to rested D only for that D to choke
Then watched Cutler/Marshall magic lead to tie
Only for the vaunted D to embarrass itself again
I was at that game. Roller coaster ride and heartbreaking at the same time. While I think the D choked, the fact is the O had the ball with 4min left, and there was a fumbled snap for a loss, and two other plays leading to quick 3-and-out that could have put the game away. Still, I felt the D should have stopped Seattle, but we had no answer for that read-option. Was ecstatic when Cutler/Marshall made a miracle play and forced OT. I was certain if we won the coin toss we were going to win the game, but the O never saw the field again and that was it.
Too bad. It was mostly on the D, but the O had the ball and could have put the game away too and didn't.
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