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The Psychology of Sudden Change: We Examine A Sudden Change Moment From The 2017 AFC Championship

The Psychology of sudden change plays in football: We take a closer look at the 2017 New England Patriots vs. the Jacksonville Jaguars in the AFC title game.

What is a Sudden Change Play

Sudden change plays are plays that directly impact the momentum of a football game. Coaches often use these limited moments to take advantage of their opponent's potential lack of focus or attention to detail.

Examples of Sudden Change Plays


Special Teams Mistake

Kick or Punt Return TD

Punt Block, or Kick Block

Critical 3rd Down Conversions

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