By BOB McGINN
If a team still cares enough to play hard, it isn’t difficult to prevent the opponent from running the ball down your throat and killing the clock.
That’s why the last four to six minutes of semi-close games take forever to complete. The team that’s ahead is afraid to throw because of an interception or accusations of running up the score, but generally can’t make 10 yards in three carries because the other team understands its predicament and loads the box.
Maybe that’s why the inability of the Green Bay Packers to stop the New Orleans Saints from running out the final 4 minu...
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