BAD CALL: The Seahawks Make ‘One of the Worst Play Calls in [the] History of the Super Bowl’

Published on February 2, 2015

The man responsible explains why.

With 25 seconds left in the Super Bowl and trailing by four points, the Seattle Seahawks had the ball on the 1-yard line and decided to throw the ball instead of giving it to Marshawn Lynch, one of the best running backs in the NFL.

The decision backfired, as Russell Wilson threw an interception to help seal a 28-24 loss to the New England Patriots, and is now being referred to as the worst call in Super Bowl history.

After the game, Seahawks coach Pete Carroll explained the decision, and it basically comes down to the Seahawks’ reacting to the Patriots instead of doing what they do best.

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