Kurt Warner talks about taking the ball vs. kicking to start overtime

The NFL’s overtime rules have changed (no, really) so that both teams are guaranteed a possession but debates about overtime strategy die hard. After the 49ers scored a field goal to open the extra period in Sunday’s Super Bowl, the Chiefs responded with a game-winning touchdown drive enginnered by Patrick Mahomes. Now, San Francisco head coach Kyle Shanahan is getting a lot of flak for not kicking to Kansas City to start overtime.

For some reason, let’s look to Hall of Fame quarterback Kurt Warner. Here’s his take on kicking vs. taking the ball to start overtime from earlier this week when he was a guest on the Rich Eisen Show.

Shanahan has followed up the Super Bowl collapse by inexplicably firing defensive coordinator Steve Wilks, who’s definitely worth a look if there’s room on Mike Macdonald’s staff.

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