Actually Pete Carroll had the right inclination to pass on second down with under 30 seconds to play and only one time out. But the better call would have been to have Wilson roll out and have the option of running, throwing for a receiver in the corner, or throwing it away. The inside slant pass was the poorest option. Couldn’t happen to a more deserving jerk than Carroll, who will now go down as the Gene Mauch of NFL coaches.
But that noted Austrian sportswriter with the funny mustache disagrees, as you’ll see from this Power Line exclusive:
I know, I know, I promised I’d quit doing these, but this situation was just such an irresistible layup.