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SNF: Chargers Vs Raiders Open Thread

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A thread to discuss the game

Win and in for both teams, who will make it?

Who are you picking to win?

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Tyrone
01/10/2022 12:03 am

HERE YOU GO:

From the coach. Nothing about the timeout. The FG distance may have influenced it though.

Last edited 8 months ago by Tyrone
EAFOX
Reply to  Tyrone
01/10/2022 12:08 am

Thus, a one or two yard rush and it will be a tie. The Raiders did not look like they were ready to call a play. I think the tie mindset was on.

Tyrone
Reply to  EAFOX
01/10/2022 12:12 am

Sounds like it. I don’t believe the TO pissed them off and changed their decision.

The smart move is to give yourself the best chance to win the SB. That likely is done by winning, thus a) avoiding the Chiefs, and b) giving yourself a chance at home playoff games.

Tyrone
Reply to  Tyrone
01/10/2022 12:18 am

It’s also possible that the coaches don’t even know what seeds they will be anyway.

Plus Name and Plus Name
Plus Name and Plus Name
Reply to  Tyrone
01/10/2022 12:12 am

Of course the players that had the play in the huddle claim that they were running clock for the tie before the timeout so just because he doesn’t mention it doesn’t mean anything.

Tyrone
Reply to  Plus Name and Plus Name
01/10/2022 12:19 am

Who said they were running the clock for the tie? Carr said it changed their thinking. Didn’t say they were just going to kneel it out.

Plus Name and Plus Name
Plus Name and Plus Name
Reply to  Tyrone
01/10/2022 12:22 am

Not going back and forth on this all night. Multiple players from Raiders caught saying their intent. Not like it really matters anymore anyway.

Tyrone
01/09/2022 11:53 pm

If the Raiders were considering going for the tie, and only changed their minds because of a TO, they are even dumber than the Chargers.

A tie would give them the 7 seed and zero chance of a home playoff game. A win would give them the 5 seed and an outside chance of a home playoff game in the second round, and even a chance of hosting the AFCC game.

Tyrone
Reply to  Tyrone
01/09/2022 11:58 pm

This is possible with the Raider win. Why would they ever not try to get the 5 seed?
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EAFOX
Reply to  Tyrone
01/10/2022 12:02 am

Clock running and they are looking at a very long field goal – might have tried it but too many things could go wrong there. IF they have little or no gain, the wise decision is to take the tie. Chargers should have loaded the box and dared them to throw.

NovaChiefs
01/09/2022 11:51 pm

Watch Carr get covid and STILL not play in a playoff game.

EAFOX
01/09/2022 11:44 pm

IF the Chargers fire Staley, I hope the Broncos hire him.

Plus Name and Plus Name
Plus Name and Plus Name
01/09/2022 11:41 pm

NovaChiefs
01/09/2022 11:40 pm

Plus Name and Plus Name
Plus Name and Plus Name
01/09/2022 11:34 pm

cotton_don
01/09/2022 11:32 pm

Bob Saget found dead in Orlando hotel.

zulu trader
zulu trader
Reply to  cotton_don
01/09/2022 11:35 pm

funny man

EAFOX
Reply to  zulu trader
01/09/2022 11:38 pm

For a moment, I thought you were saying that it was hilarious that he died.

zulu trader
zulu trader
Reply to  EAFOX
01/09/2022 11:39 pm

isn’t past your bedtime?

BleedingRedAndGold
Reply to  zulu trader
01/09/2022 11:41 pm

Are you his governess?

pompano
Reply to  BleedingRedAndGold
01/09/2022 11:42 pm

you’re not my real dad!

BleedingRedAndGold
Reply to  pompano
01/09/2022 11:45 pm

You were adopted.

pompano
Reply to  BleedingRedAndGold
01/09/2022 11:46 pm

it all makes sense now

zulu trader
zulu trader
Reply to  pompano
01/09/2022 11:48 pm

I hear yur mom callin’

EAFOX
Reply to  zulu trader
01/09/2022 11:48 pm

She’s using my cell phone right now.

zulu trader
zulu trader
Reply to  EAFOX
01/09/2022 11:51 pm

so you’re who she been hangin with lately

pompano
Reply to  zulu trader
01/09/2022 11:51 pm

my real mom?

zulu trader
zulu trader
Reply to  pompano
01/09/2022 11:52 pm

your real om was a rock

I was talkin bout your adopted mom

EAFOX
Reply to  zulu trader
01/09/2022 11:53 pm

They are both here with me right now.

zulu trader
zulu trader
Reply to  EAFOX
01/09/2022 11:55 pm

what? a rock and his mom?

zulu trader
zulu trader
Reply to  zulu trader
01/09/2022 11:55 pm

oh, I get it.

you’re smokin rock with his mom!!

EAFOX
Reply to  zulu trader
01/09/2022 11:57 pm

Sorry, late to reply cause your mom just got here.

zulu trader
zulu trader
Reply to  EAFOX
01/10/2022 12:01 am

tell her to pay me that money she owes me

pompano
Reply to  zulu trader
01/09/2022 11:56 pm

she was a rock indeed, still an anchor point.

BleedingRedAndGold
Reply to  pompano
01/09/2022 11:49 pm

Ehhhhxcellent.

Now, can you explain it all to me?

zulu trader
zulu trader
Reply to  BleedingRedAndGold
01/09/2022 11:42 pm

no, but I am your daddy

BleedingRedAndGold
Reply to  zulu trader
01/09/2022 11:44 pm

Anakin, is that you, after all these years?!?

BleedingRedAndGold
Reply to  EAFOX
01/09/2022 11:40 pm

Saget would probably laughed at that, as it happens to all of us. RIP, Bob.

Plus Name and Plus Name
Plus Name and Plus Name
01/09/2022 11:31 pm

Pretty nuts ending. Worked out all right for us though. Much better to weaken the postseason opponent pool than have a legitimate contender in.

BleedingRedAndGold
Reply to  Plus Name and Plus Name
01/09/2022 11:39 pm

This game was a jackpot of scheduling for the broadcasters who owned the rights. Literally the last game of the season, and there are not only three entire fanbases with a stake in each of three possible outcomes, each outcome matters to other fanbases in secondary ways.

And all three possibilities were in play until the ball was snapped with two seconds left in OT. Epic, never to be duplicated, from that standpoint.

3rdnlong
01/09/2022 11:29 pm

So it’s official. We play Pittsburgh in the Sunday night spot next week, on NBC. (One of the two games that was going to be impossible for me to watch). Sigh.

NovaChiefs
Reply to  3rdnlong
01/09/2022 11:42 pm

Record it and turn off EVERYTHING you own. Good luck.

Tyrone
01/09/2022 11:28 pm

FFS. They were going to kick the FG anyway. The TO made no difference.

They were at the 39 (57 yard FG. In Carlson’s range).
It was 3rd and 4 with 38 seconds left when the TO was called, and 5 seconds on the play clock.
They were going to 100% run the ball, let the clock run down to 2 seconds, and kick the FG from anywhere inside 65 yards.

DenverDonkeyHater
DenverDonkeyHater
Reply to  Tyrone
01/09/2022 11:30 pm

Ive seen desperate teams pull off ridiculous blocks and return them for TDs. 58 yard fgs are risky.

EAFOX
Reply to  Tyrone
01/09/2022 11:32 pm

No way they kick a long field goal – they were going to run and decide at that point based on how much they gained.

NovaChiefs
Reply to  Tyrone
01/09/2022 11:44 pm

Sorry, but I’m with the peanut gallery on this one. Too many thing can go wrong with a long FG. Maybe they try, but it wouldn’t have been easy. This was a tie until Staley chargered it up

EAFOX
01/09/2022 11:26 pm

I think the Patriots have a great chance of beating the Bills. See us getting revenge on Cincinnati in the second round.

NovaChiefs
Reply to  EAFOX
01/09/2022 11:29 pm

Can the Pats beat the Titans? Do we want the hoodie in the AFCCG again?

EAFOX
Reply to  NovaChiefs
01/09/2022 11:30 pm

I will take a rookie quarterback in the Championship Game.

NovaChiefs
Reply to  EAFOX
01/09/2022 11:46 pm

Me too, but from what I saw today, the Pats don’t go into Nashville and take them down.
Of course, first we have to get Ben retired

DenverDonkeyHater
DenverDonkeyHater
Reply to  NovaChiefs
01/09/2022 11:32 pm

At home versus going to memphis or wherever they play

zulu trader
zulu trader
Reply to  NovaChiefs
01/09/2022 11:32 pm

Bring him on!

DenverDonkeyHater
DenverDonkeyHater
Reply to  EAFOX
01/09/2022 11:29 pm

This.

Plus I like the Pats against Tennessee.

Pats in Arrowhead with a trip to the super bowl on the line.

river
river
01/09/2022 11:26 pm

One hell of a game

river
river
Reply to  river
01/09/2022 11:26 pm

Classic

BleedingRedAndGold
Reply to  river
01/09/2022 11:42 pm

One for NFL Films to immortalize.

Brylowman
Brylowman
01/09/2022 11:24 pm

This is actually best case scenario, with two weak teams entering the playoffs removing a real threat to the Chiefs. It’s just not as fun as the chaos that almost happened. Also, the two teams the Chiefs destroyed, that were dismissed as trash, ended up being playoff teams.

Tyrone
Reply to  Brylowman
01/09/2022 11:27 pm

Yeah, I probably prefer having the Steelers in the playoffs instead of the Chargers.

NovaChiefs
Reply to  Tyrone
01/09/2022 11:28 pm

Yes, but how strange how they got there.

EAFOX
01/09/2022 11:23 pm

Respect for Herbert – he balled out towards the end of the game.

NovaChiefs
Reply to  EAFOX
01/09/2022 11:26 pm

He’s going to be a thorn in our side for a few years

EAFOX
Reply to  NovaChiefs
01/09/2022 11:29 pm

Not with that head coach.

DenverDonkeyHater
DenverDonkeyHater
01/09/2022 11:22 pm

Raiders want to go play Burrow and whoever their hc is in their first playoff game instead of going to kc and playing the team that has gone to the afc championship game 3 years in a row.

NovaChiefs
Reply to  DenverDonkeyHater
01/09/2022 11:25 pm

They were going to play for the tie. What in Gods name was Staley thinking with that timeout? He HAD the playoffs. HAD them. No, thank you. I’ll take a seat instead.

EAFOX
Reply to  NovaChiefs
01/09/2022 11:27 pm

Yeah – doubtful that they go for a long field goal – burn clock and punt if you do not make it. Chargers D gave them a reason with that last run.

3rdnlong
Reply to  DenverDonkeyHater
01/09/2022 11:39 pm

I’m not sure, but I thought Raiders beat Cincinnati earlier this year. That could be why they want to face the Bengals.

NovaChiefs
Reply to  3rdnlong
01/09/2022 11:48 pm

Bengals, 32-13
Still gives more hope than 48-9

kcfreak725
01/09/2022 11:22 pm

What a game tho…possibly the most entertaining game of the season

BleedingRedAndGold
01/09/2022 11:21 pm

No idea this had transpired, went to talk to the Mrs again (see below), and I just witnessed the most nuts thing of all, because the possibility of a tie survived until 2 seconds were left on the clock.

Who’s writing this reality show, these days?

Plus Name and Plus Name
Plus Name and Plus Name
Reply to  BleedingRedAndGold
01/09/2022 11:26 pm

Even crazier is that the Raiders were about to let the clock run out and Brandon Staley called a timeout.

Tyrone
Reply to  Plus Name and Plus Name
01/09/2022 11:27 pm

That was not going to happen

Plus Name and Plus Name
Plus Name and Plus Name
Reply to  Tyrone
01/09/2022 11:30 pm

Except for the part where it was.

NovaChiefs
Reply to  Tyrone
01/09/2022 11:30 pm

They were not in certain FG range. Miss it, and give LA 30sec and a TO? Not likely

Tyrone
Reply to  NovaChiefs
01/09/2022 11:34 pm

Do you think that if the Raiders didn’t gain another yard on that 3rd down play, the Chargers would have called another TO with 30 seconds left, forcing the Raiders to try a 58 yard FG, hoping for a miss to get the ball back and win the game?

Why would they do that?

NovaChiefs
Reply to  Tyrone
01/09/2022 11:57 pm

Why did he do what he did? Why did he go for it from his own 18? Because he’s smarter than all those old coaches who don’t understand analytics. And he knows he is.

DenverDonkeyHater
DenverDonkeyHater
Reply to  NovaChiefs
01/09/2022 11:36 pm

Thats interesting. They stop them on 3rd do you call the timeout?

Do you wait and see if the kicker is coming onto the field?

They call a TO and they miss the fg they get the ball with 35 seconds near midfield

NovaChiefs
Reply to  DenverDonkeyHater
01/09/2022 11:58 pm

If they send out the kicker, yes. If they don’t, take the tie. The goal is not to win the battle, it’s to win the war

Plus Name and Plus Name
Plus Name and Plus Name
Reply to  Tyrone
01/09/2022 11:33 pm

Tyrone
Reply to  Plus Name and Plus Name
01/09/2022 11:35 pm

I don’t believe him. They had to run another play regardless.

Plus Name and Plus Name
Plus Name and Plus Name
Reply to  Tyrone
01/09/2022 11:37 pm

The guy running the plays said this directly after the game.

Plus Name and Plus Name
Plus Name and Plus Name
Reply to  Tyrone
01/09/2022 11:40 pm

pompano
Reply to  BleedingRedAndGold
01/09/2022 11:27 pm

we are figments of our own imagination

3rdnlong
01/09/2022 11:19 pm

Oh my gosh! That was a wild game.

I think the cardiac medicine that the Chiefs’ fans were needing on Saturday were all being used by Steelers’ fans tonight. Still, I’m not sad that the Raiders won since we beat them twice and might see them again. Plus, not having the Chargers in the playoffs is great too. Wow! Just, wow. Now we’re on to Pittsburgh!

BleedingRedAndGold
Reply to  3rdnlong
01/09/2022 11:24 pm

I agree, because IMO (see below) Arrowhead intimidates Carr.

Besides, visions of crushing their hopes once again? Yes, please.

river
river
01/09/2022 11:19 pm

And the Chargers went for it on 4th and 2 at their own 15. Didn’t make it and the Raiders kick a a field goal for 3 points and oh by the way the Raiders win by 3 in OT. Story of the game

DenverDonkeyHater
DenverDonkeyHater
Reply to  river
01/09/2022 11:19 pm

Game or season?

WaywerdSon
WaywerdSon
Reply to  DenverDonkeyHater
01/09/2022 11:21 pm

pretty much both

river
river
Reply to  DenverDonkeyHater
01/09/2022 11:24 pm

One in the same

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