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Was looking at this week's games and I noticed something:

this is a discussion within the Saints Community Forum; Even with a win, the Saints will be 2nd in the division, since Carolina & Tampa Bay play each other this week. Unless the game ends in a tie...

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Old 09-09-2012, 01:01 AM   #1
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Was looking at this week's games and I noticed something:

Even with a win, the Saints will be 2nd in the division, since Carolina & Tampa Bay play each other this week.

Unless the game ends in a tie
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Old 09-09-2012, 02:13 AM   #2
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Re: Was looking at this week's games and I noticed something:

We'd be tied for first, bro.
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Old 09-09-2012, 02:32 AM   #3
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Re: Was looking at this week's games and I noticed something:

I think they would be in first because they beat a NFC South division opponent.
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Re: Was looking at this week's games and I noticed something:

I thought about that for a second, but tie breakers don't count till the end of the season. So even though it wouldn't matter anyway, we should show up as tied for first. If I'm wrong, then that would be a very strange statistic.
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Re: Was looking at this week's games and I noticed something:

They can list 'em anyway they want ... "Second in the division, second to none" ... bet.
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Old 09-09-2012, 06:37 AM   #6
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Re: Was looking at this week's games and I noticed something:



I had to see if this was a necro
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Old 09-09-2012, 07:44 AM   #7
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Re: Was looking at this week's games and I noticed something:

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We'd be tied for first, bro.
Technically you would be correct; Saints & ? would both be 1-0.

But in tie-breaking,'if the season ended today' scenario, the team with the better division record advances.

I mainly posted that before the $hyt-storm of posts that are on the horizon when Kommisar Goodell re-suspends Will Smith & Jonathan Vilma.
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Old 09-09-2012, 08:19 AM   #8
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Re: Was looking at this week's games and I noticed something:

So its now impossible for us to lead the division from wire to wire. Crap!
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Re: Was looking at this week's games and I noticed something:

Seriously? This thread. Seriously?
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Old 09-09-2012, 09:23 AM   #10
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Re: Was looking at this week's games and I noticed something:

yes seriously saintfan, game one hasn't even been played yet and some are already worried about where we rank in the division...
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