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Matchups favor the Saints on Halloween eve, but football's freakin' weird

this is a discussion within the NOLA Community Forum; Via skooksie A few weeks ago, I collaborated with my Black & Gold Review co-founder to write a "manifesto" for the 2014 Saints. *The second of its three sections is titled "Accept that Football Is Weird," because football is weird; ...

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Matchups favor the Saints on Halloween eve, but football's freakin' weird


A few weeks ago, I collaborated with my Black & Gold Review co-founder to write a "manifesto" for the 2014 Saints.*The second of its three sections is titled "Accept that Football Is Weird," because football is weird; it's a sport with so many moving parts that the result in a given week is all but random.

Teams can improve their chance of winning with better coaching and preparation, and they can take advantage of various matchup advantages, but the level of competition in a league like the NFL is so equal that, in the end, everything can be undone by one stupid thing happening at some random time.

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