Slightly OT: Most Devastating Missed FG in the History of Every NFL Franchise

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  1. Cardsfanstl

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    Remember watching the skins game while overseas in the Military. I also agree that team would have made some noise in the playoffs.
     
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    Couple things. I don't hold Rackers responsible for the 2006 Bears game nor the 2009 Wild card game. Both instances, the pressure was on him to bail out the failings of the offense or defense in those games. In the Monday Night Meltdown, the Cards had a 23-3 lead and Denny Green decided to put the ball in his pocket and run the same play over and over again. Because of that, the Bears scored 2 defensive touchdowns then the coup de gras was kicking to Devon Hester when everyone watching that game knew if Hester had a chance for a return he was going to take it to the house. Then in the WC game, the Cards were bouncing GB all over the field but the defense let Rogers and company back into the game. Yes Rackers missed those kicks but those games we nowhere near on him.
     
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    there's still no excuse for missing game winning FGs from 35 yards out... REPEATEDLY.
     
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    OK. And it doesn't take a genius to see horrible coaching cost us the Bears game. Don't blame Rackers when Green would run 2 plays a series: James up the middle for no gain, James up the middle for no gain, short pass for 3 yards, punt/FG. Edgerrin James had 55 yards on 36 carries in that game. Why? Because Green decided to stop playing midway through the 2nd quarter and went a prevent offense. James had 25 carries that went 2 yards or less or a loss so to lay the blame at Rackers' feat is just plain lunacy.
     
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    LMAO. That Dramamtica play never gets old.


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    This article is incredibly old. I’m sure there have been new failed kicks which would take the place for many of these teams.
     
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    when your job is to hit field goals... and you miss them REPEATEDLY at the end of games... AND they're inside 40 yard which should be automatic, you deserve a large part of the blame.

    And Rackers missed TWO field goals in that game. 3/5, with a 39 yard game winner.

    http://www.espn.com/nfl/boxscore?gameId=261016022

    When your kicker hits field goals at a 60% clip and blows a game-winner from inside 40 yards, he's just as much as failure as anyone else in that game.
     

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