Originally Posted by Hillsdale87
You make it up pretty easily by converting a number of those 4th downs. If you convert on 4th down more often than you punt, you are likely to end up with more yards than had you followed a traditional strategy. And based on the fact that this team has recently won 3 straight championships, I'd guess that teams aren't that excited to play them...
It's quite possible that there's such a competitive imbalance in that area that the team would have won 3 championships regardless. In a competitive league, it'd be as dumb as hell to play it like that