Originally written on The Penalty Flag  |  Last updated 1/14/13
When you think about it, 31-seconds is not a lot of time. Most commercials run about 30 seconds. “Wait a minute,” is composed of two 30-second halves. But, as we know, 31-seconds can last an eternity, just ask Peyton Manning and Russell Wilson. Both teams were 31 seconds from victory and advancing to their conference championship game. But 31-seconds can be an eternity in the National Football League and because time doesn’t expire at the 31-second mark, both teams will be watching their championship game from their living-room sofas. The Denver Broncos were 31-seconds from victory when the Baltimore Ravens scored the game tying 70-yard touchdown to send the game into overtime. Rahim Moore misplayed Joe Flacco’s long throw to Jacoby Jones as he ran, untouched, into the end zone.… Read more
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