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Old 11-10-2011, 11:06 PM   #21
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Remember the beginning of the season when we were gonna walk through the schedule?
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Old 11-11-2011, 03:36 PM   #22
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Just no winless or 1-2 win teams. Colts game withstanding, the Saints are simply awful against those "weaker" teams. I'd prefer to play the "stronger" teams the rest of the way. My sanity can't handle another Rams game.
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Old 11-12-2011, 04:47 AM   #23
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Pat Yasinkas is an idiot....We learned the hard way that W-L percentage is absolutely no way to judge tie difficulty of a game.

Seattle 2010, St Louis 2011', Tampa Bay 2011", taught us that...
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Old 11-12-2011, 09:22 AM   #24
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Originally Posted by x626xBlack View Post
Pat Yasinkas is an idiot....We learned the hard way that W-L percentage is absolutely no way to judge tie difficulty of a game.

Seattle 2010, St Louis 2011', Tampa Bay 2011", taught us that...
True, and total win percentage is a faulty stat. Really bad or really good teams skew the stats.

Which is really more difficult on paper,

Playing 3 teams whose records are 1-9, 7-3, 7-3 = 50% winning percentage
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Playing 3 teams whose records are 9-1, 3-7, 3-7 = 50% winning percentage

Both have 50% win percentage, but 1 shedule has two tough teams and a weak one and the other has one tough team and two weak teams (on paper).

All I need to know is that the Saints will be favored in every game after this Sunday, and if they play well, they'll win all of them.
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Old 11-12-2011, 02:56 PM   #25
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Further to Danno's post above:

I think this tells us more about who has hardest schedule (even if I don't know how they worked it out)
NFC Strength of Schedule - All Games - Group by Division
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Old 11-12-2011, 10:11 PM   #26
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Strength of Schedule is the cousin of Power Rankings.
The gayer, dumber cousin.
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Old 11-12-2011, 10:13 PM   #27
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Originally Posted by Danno View Post
True, and total win percentage is a faulty stat. Really bad or really good teams skew the stats.

Which is really more difficult on paper,

Playing 3 teams whose records are 1-9, 7-3, 7-3 = 50% winning percentage
Or
Playing 3 teams whose records are 9-1, 3-7, 3-7 = 50% winning percentage

Both have 50% win percentage, but 1 shedule has two tough teams and a weak one and the other has one tough team and two weak teams (on paper).

All I need to know is that the Saints will be favored in every game after this Sunday, and if they play well, they'll win all of them.

I would rather be the under dog..hate to say it
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