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Decision Reminiscent Of A Belichick Moment

Falcons coach Mike Smith

Atlanta head coach Mike Smith opts to go for it on fourth down deep in Atlanta territory vs the Saints. It was a moment reminiscent of a Patriots - Colts game where Belichick tried the same thing. But Belichick's decision didn't come during 'sudden death.' What was Smith thinking?

 ATLANTA - When the Atlanta Falcons dispatched the punt team to the field nearly four minutes into the overtime period Sunday, after having an apparent first-down conversion reversed by replay, some members of the New Orleans Saints' defensive unit momentarily allowed themselves to exhale.    After all, with the game tied 23-23, it appeared the Falcons were seemingly ready to kick the ball away... Recommended Stories

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