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Old 01-31-2011, 09:47 PM    (permalink
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You see catches like Holmes almost all the time while Tyree's was one of a kind.
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Old 01-31-2011, 09:53 PM    (permalink
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The Tyree catch was in a far more important game. Most Super Bowls lately haven't been that memorable.
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I'd go Tyree because well who would have thought he would be the one to make that kind of play in such a crucial moment.
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Old 01-31-2011, 10:04 PM    (permalink
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Holme's catch: pure skill.

Tyree's catch: pure luck + strength.

I still prefer Tyree's catch cause it's one of those once in a lifetime catches.
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Old 01-31-2011, 10:15 PM    (permalink
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The Tyree catch was in a far more important game. Most Super Bowls lately haven't been that memorable.
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The last two SB's have been really close games until the very end, especially the steelers-cards game. Thinkin maybe it just wasnt much to you because your team wasnt there that year (not being a dick, just sayin maybe thats why they didnt seem like great games to you).

But i do agree with what some said above, Holmes' catch isnt particularly rare, it happens occassionally (still very impressive), but Tyree's catch was one of those 'that shouldnt have happened, this didnt just happen' catches and plays.
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Old 01-31-2011, 10:24 PM    (permalink
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I think Holmes catch was better, but when you factor in the entire play with Eli avoiding the sack I think that is a more impressive play. But if were simply considering the catch, I'll take Holmes'.
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Old 01-31-2011, 10:37 PM    (permalink
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The thing with Holmes' catch was that it was also a perfect throw. It was simply a great combination of skill on behalf of both players.

With Tyree, it was Manning separating from the defender and Tyree managing to keep the ball off the ground. Definitely took some skill, but that was some unorthodox skill. And a bit of luck too.

So Holmes' catch was a perfect corner-of-the-endzone catch. Tyree's catch was completely unpredictable, but amazing nonetheless.

And I don't think it's legitimately possible to say one is more important than the other. Holmes' catch was for the win with less than a minute left with Pittsburgh trailing on 2nd down. Tyree's catch was for a first down with a bit over a minute left on 3rd down. There's no reason to legitimately say one was more important than the other. Both led to the same results, which was a victory for their respective teams.
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Tyree Play was amazing, Manning breaking free and then to top it off Tyree helmet catch you never see something like that.

Cris Carter has done Holmes catch all the time. Find me a catch like Tyree's.
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Old 01-31-2011, 10:45 PM    (permalink
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Old 01-31-2011, 11:14 PM    (permalink
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I still think Eli's escape was every bit as amazing as the catch at the end of it.

I'd say Holmes is the better catch because it was textbook of how to do it, where as Tyree really did jag his but Tyree's was a better play.

Ironically the throw to Holmes gets forgotten a lot because that throw was absolutely perfect.
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Very hard, but i have to go with Tyree's helmet catch.
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For me it's the David Tyree catch.
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Old 02-01-2011, 12:03 AM    (permalink
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I think it's funny that it was Tyree that made the Catch. On America's Game they said during the whole week of practice he was dropping everything thrown to him but in the biggest game he make a catch like that.
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Old 02-01-2011, 01:06 AM    (permalink
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Someone say Tyree?

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Holmes' catch, despite the fact that he never got his second foot down, is better since it didn't need about 47 holding calls to go uncalled for it to happen.
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I'm going to have to go with Greg Jennings scoring the winning TD in Super Bowl XLV for $100, Alex.
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