Advanced NFL Stats: Texans punt was a gift

Advanced NFL Stats broke down some kicking decisions this week and notes one in particular didn’t look like a bad decision at the time:

Speaking of the Thursday night game…HOU, up by a point, kicks a FG on 4th and 2 from the IND 13 with 2 min to play. What’s the big deal, you ask? It’s Dan Orlovsky vs. one of the league’s very best defenses. The decision was a 0.09 WP gift, and allowed IND to drive for the game winning TD. 

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Todd Smith is a part-time sportswriter who spends too much time arguing on Twitter. What he really loves is eating poorly and watching football. He got his first Colts t-shirt in 1984 shortly after the Mayflower trucks arrived and has never given up on his hometown team. He also still holds to the belief that Kordell Stewart stepped out of the end zone and thus cheated the Colts.

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