Go Back   New Orleans Saints - blackandgold.com > Main > Saints

The Falcons Suck

this is a discussion within the Saints Community Forum; Originally Posted by Saint in Aus Can someone explain to me how were are only "half" a game up from the Panthers. I read an article on nfl.com which said this. As I understand, we are effectively two games up ...

Like Tree15Likes

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 11-05-2017, 07:48 PM   #11
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: The Woodlands
Posts: 24,239
Blog Entries: 29
Re: The Falcons Suck

Originally Posted by Saint in Aus View Post
Can someone explain to me how were are only "half" a game up from the Panthers. I read an article on nfl.com which said this.

As I understand, we are effectively two games up on the Panthers. One game clear and a superior division record which includes a win against them?
We had a bye week already as a result of the London game. Theirs will be a little later.
SmashMouth is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-05-2017, 09:49 PM   #12
Site Donor 2017
 
Join Date: Aug 2002
Location: Boynton Beach,FL
Posts: 1,461
Re: The Falcons Suck

Originally Posted by SmashMouth View Post
FailClowns are in the Pit of Misery!



Hey I already wished Tampa into the pit of.misery this week....I can't do that each week
Halo likes this.
subguy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-05-2017, 10:13 PM   #13
Site Donor
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: San Francisco, CA
Posts: 14,288
Blog Entries: 5
Re: The Falcons Suck

We've got our own thread...

https://boards.atlantafalcons.com/to...secutive-wins/
SmashMouth likes this.
saintfan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-05-2017, 10:20 PM   #14
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: The Woodlands
Posts: 24,239
Blog Entries: 29
Re: The Falcons Suck

Originally Posted by saintfan View Post
It's beginning to be quite good, this thread.
saintfan likes this.
SmashMouth is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-05-2017, 10:23 PM   #15
Site Donor 2016
 
Join Date: May 2002
Location: New Orleans, LA
Posts: 16,788
Blog Entries: 45
Re: The Falcons Suck

There's only 2 other teams that began 0-2 and won 6 straight. '93 Cowboys, '07 Giants. We know what happened to them...
CHAMPIONSHIP!
Dilly Dilly
frydaddy likes this.
Halo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-05-2017, 10:23 PM   #16
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: The Woodlands
Posts: 24,239
Blog Entries: 29
Re: The Falcons Suck

Here another... they consider themselves to be in the pit of misery!!!

https://boards.atlantafalcons.com/to...y-dilly-dilly/
Halo and saintfan like this.
SmashMouth is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-06-2017, 12:03 AM   #17
Merces Letifer
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Posts: 4,160
Re: The Falcons Suck

The 3 next games are away against the Bills, Skins, and Rams. I think those will be tougher than the Clowns.
Tobias-Reiper is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-06-2017, 12:15 AM   #18
Merces Letifer
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Posts: 4,160
Re: The Falcons Suck

Originally Posted by Saint in Aus View Post
Can someone explain to me how were are only "half" a game up from the Panthers. I read an article on nfl.com which said this.

As I understand, we are effectively two games up on the Panthers. One game clear and a superior division record which includes a win against them?
A bit of "football semantics", but tie breakers (head to head result, division record, etc) don't really count as games ahead or behind, it's only the W-L record that counts when discussing games ahead/behind.

By their records, the Saints are ahead 1/2 game because they have the same number of wins, but have played 1 less game, and we don't know what the outcome of that game is. If the Saints and the Panthers both were 6-3, it'd be said that their records are even, but the Saints win the tie breaker.
Saint in Aus likes this.

'Cause the simple man pays the thrills, the bills and the pills that kill
Tobias-Reiper is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-06-2017, 01:57 AM   #19
Site Donor 2015
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Watford England
Posts: 7,168
Blog Entries: 1
Re: The Falcons Suck

The hardest game is the next one.
One game at a time and keep your eye on the ball.

Thats the way to go
SmashMouth and Seer1 like this.
lee909 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-06-2017, 04:07 AM   #20
LB Mentallity
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Posts: 15,864
Blog Entries: 68
Re: The Falcons Suck

Originally Posted by Tobias-Reiper View Post
The 3 next games are away against the Bills, Skins, and Rams. I think those will be tougher than the Clowns.
Panthers on dec 3 in the dome will be huge no matter what.

but first fair weather and the bills
Tobias-Reiper likes this.
hagan714 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules

LinkBacks (?)
LinkBack to this Thread: http://blackandgold.com/saints/85180-falcons-suck.html
Posted By For Type Date Hits
The Latest New Orleans Saints News | SportSpyder This thread Refback 11-05-2017 05:43 PM 3
The Falcons Suck This thread Refback 11-05-2017 05:39 PM 1


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:21 AM.


Copyright 1997 - 2018 - BlackandGold.com
no new posts