Some say to punt is to give up.
I’m not so sure. In football, when you stop a team on third down (or second down in Canada, right Rory?), you force them to punt. Force them, they say. Well, it’s a choice to punt.
Sometimes, you go for it – you take a chance that you can pick up a first down, and risk turning the ball over.
In American football, it’s all strategery. You punt on fourth down (third in Canada, right Rory?) to avoid giving up possession of the ball too close to your goal line. We do this in life, too.
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