Broncos’ Hackett Explains Choice to Try Late 64-Yard Field Goal

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Sports Illustrated

By Nick Selbe Hackett: “We should’ve never been in that position from the very beginning.” Monday night’s matchup between the Broncos and Seahawks was hyped as the return of Russell Wilson to Seattle. In the end, though, the man at the center of attention was not on the field for the game’s most pivotal play. That was the result of some questionable clock management and curious decision-making by Denver’s first-year coach, Nathaniel Hackett, who was making his debut with the team after spending the past three seasons as the offensive coordinator for the Packers. Trailing 17–16, the Broncos too…

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