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Can Someone explain something to me?!? - Xanthri - 12-24-2012 02:46 AM
Dallas vs WASH - Winner takes the NFC East? I don't get how if Dallas and Washington split victories and have identical division records (4-2).....you would default to conference record
Wash would be 7-5, Dallas would be 6-6 (am I missing some other tiebreak here?) - I am SO darn confused.....especially after NO beat Dallas.....had that gone the other way I could see Dallas still being in it......
Someone Help me to understand....I thought I was pretty savvy with these things.....appears I have overlooked something.....
I really want to see who controls their own destinies and why.....lol Gonna be a crazy week 17....unfortunately for me I have to try to figure out what to do because for my fantasy football league as I don't think our starters will play very long......and i am tied right now with week 17 deciding my championship......
RE: Can Someone explain something to me?!? - NZFalcon - 12-24-2012 03:11 AM
When I was watching a bit of the Saints v Cowboys they said something to the effect of Dallas having a better common opponents record as the tie breaker if they end up with identical records I think
RE: Can Someone explain something to me?!? - Xanthri - 12-24-2012 03:17 AM
1. Head-to-head (best won-lost-tied percentage in games between the clubs).
2. Best won-lost-tied percentage in games played within the division.
3. Best won-lost-tied percentage in common games. BINGO!
That was it....I thought Conf record would be before common opponents....Dallas beating CAR, Pitt and Cinc is what saved them. Thanks....don't know why I didn't see that before.
RE: Can Someone explain something to me?!? - AUTiger7222 - 12-24-2012 04:44 PM
(12-24-2012 03:17 AM)Xanthri Wrote: 1. Head-to-head (best won-lost-tied percentage in games between the clubs).
The reason common games comes before conference games when deciding a division is because it's more fair that way.