Originally posted on Seattle Post-Intelligencer: Seattle...  |  Last updated 10/3/11
Share: Pete Carroll, left, walks off the field after Sunday's loss. (AP Photo) Our main story from Sunday’s 30-28 Seahawks loss to Atlanta focused on Pete Carroll’s decision to have Steven Hauschka try a 61-yard field goal with 13 seconds left instead of trying to pick up eight yards to move the chains and get closer. We made our own opinion known. Now it’s your turn. Did Carroll really give his team the best chance to win by sending the field-goal unit out there? Or would they have been better off trying to get the first down, making the kick more manageable in the process? That’s your Monday poll question. Did the Seahawks do the right thing by trying a 61-yard field goal? Yes. Like Pete Carroll said, it at least gave them a chance to win the game. No. The kick wasn't makeable and they should have tried to get the first down. View Results  Loading ... For more Seattle Seahawks news, visit the front page of the Seattle Seahawks blog.
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