Originally Posted by BleedPurple
P.S. I won't make apologies about Joe Flacco taking advantage of poor coverage by Denver. His ability to recognize and exploit poor coverage is a benefit. People call that play a hail mary, but I don't really see it that way, we still have 40 seconds on the clock and generally in a hail mary there are more bodies downfield. This was Joe throwing into double coverage and letting Jacoby make a play.
Fair enough...but I think its also fair to say that it succeeds less than 10% of the time...maybe less than 5%. And if it doesn't happen...but it did, and the rest is history. That's why the NFL remains the #1 sport.