Bill Belichick's Best Decisions

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Taking the wind vs. Peyton

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After rallying from a 24-0 deficit to force overtime against Manning's Broncos on a windy Sunday night in late November 2013, the Patriots won the toss in the extra session but elected not to receive. Instead, Belichick gave the dangerous Manning the ball, taking the wind instead. The Broncos' offense stalled and the Pats eventually won the game on a field goal late in overtime.