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“I’m the one in charge,” Smart said with a shrug. “… It was a momentum game, and we certainly lost the momentum there with some really, really uncharacteristic, dumb penalties. Between the penalties and the fact that they were more physical than us on both lines of scrimmage. That’s on me. We’ve got to get up and go get better.”– AJC, 11/11/17