Football Essay

510 WordsApr 22, 20133 Pages
It was the fourth quater of the super bowl. There was 1:32 left on the clock. It was fourth down, and the Eagles had the ball on their own 42 yard line. They were down by four points, but they had three timeouts and one of the most explosive running backs in the leauge. Michael Taylor (the Eagles quarterback) called the out GREEN 8, GREEN 8, set go go, and handed it off to Todd Doxey (the Eagles runningback) right up the middle. Doxey lost control of the ball and fumbled the ball. The Raiders defensive end picked up the ball and proceded to run toward the endzone, but it just so happend to be the wrong endzone!! when the seemingly triumphant player reached the endzone he threw thell ball into the crowd in sheer amazment, but at that moment he had realized that all of the eagles fans were cheering and raider fans were booing. After that chaotic play the Eagles were still losing by score of 22-24 raiders, but there was still hope for the Eagles, they are going to recive the ball with 59 seconds still left on the game clock. After the kick the Eagles had racked up a trmendous gain of 56 yards, putting them on the Raiders 22 yard line with 41 seconds left on the clock. On the first play of the drive the Eagles ran a stretch play wich gained them five yards. It was now second down and five yards to go with a running clock. When the play clock came near zero seconds the coach took a time out which left 32 seconds on the games clock. You could tell that most of the Raider fans knew it was over by the look on there faces. On second down the coach decided to run a quarterback sneak up the middle to keep the clock running. On third down the coach let the play clock dwindel down to one second befor taking a timeout, which left 12 seconds on the game clock. on third down they did the same q.b sneak play to run down the clock even further befor taking there last timeout. That

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