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The play call wasn't the problem

From the Best Seat in the House



SAY IT AIN'T SO: Shock and disappointment swept through the county Sunday night as Super Bowl victory suddenly slipped through the Seahawks' hands. Were the derogatives about that last play warranted? Read our sports expert's take on it below.

It was tough getting to sleep Sunday night. As bad as it was for Seahawk fans, I can only guess what it is like for the players and coaches. Some in the media will want to use that one play to define Pete Carroll's career and even that of Russell Wilson. Deion "look at me" Sanders called it the worst play call in Super Bowl history and that sentiment was echoed by at least one actual journalist with The Seattle Times.

Every play that doesn't work could be called a bad call, except there are always two sides to a play, so every play is also a success. In this case Malcolm Butler made the best play in Super Bowl history, and that is how I see it.

I am like all Monday morning quarterbacks, I...

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