The Most Boneheaded Plays, Calls and Quotes of NFL Week 9

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The Most Boneheaded Plays, Calls and Quotes of NFL Week 9
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Football is an emotional game.

In the NFL, emotions can fuel game-winning drives. They can power goal-line stands and elevate the confidence of players, as we saw this week in what was a sensational victory for Andrew Luck and the Indianapolis Colts against the Miami Dolphins.

However, emotions can also lead to penalties, turnovers, play-calling hubris and—in the case of Mike Shanahan—make you say something you wish you could take back.

I label these momentary lapses in judgement as boneheaded. 

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