Originally written on Three Idiots on Sports  |  Last updated 6/30/14
Syracuse went to overtime for the third time this season and for the first time did not emerge victorious, fumbling away what should have been a win and losing to Rutgers 19-16.  It was easily the most disappointing loss of the Doug Marrone era, as SU outplayed the Scarlet Knights for 60 minutes and kept inventing new ways to literally give the game away.Since Marrone took over, the only game I think of that was even close to comparable was the loss to Louisville in 2009.  That game has a few similarities to this one in that each game was almost unwatchable, and each game had a brutal ending.   The biggest shame in the whole thing is the beleaguered, battered SU defense rose up and had its best performance of the year, only to have the offense  and special teams piss the game away.The loss hurts even more because Syracuse really needed it to stay on track for a second consecutive bowl appearance.  At this point, the only team in the Big East the Orange are definitively better than i...
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