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kiwitexansfan
12-20-2011, 04:34 PM
From Here. (http://www.playoffstatus.com/nfl/texansclinch.html)
I think I will cross off the cases as they become impossible. This will help us know who to root for the next two weeks.

FWIW, the site also says the best result for the Texans this week, other than the Texans beating the Colts, is the Dolphins beating the Patriots. So Texans fans, you finally get to root for Reggie Bust. :kingkong:


Spot #1 - First Round Bye
Case 1
Texans beat the Colts, and
Texans beat the Titans, and
Dolphins beat the Patriots, and
Browns beat the Ravens


Case 2
Texans beat the Colts, and
Texans beat the Titans, and
Patriots beat the Dolphins, and
Bills beat the Patriots


Case 3
Texans beat the Colts, and
Texans beat the Titans, and
Dolphins beat the Patriots, and
Patriots beat the Bills


Case 4
Texans beat the Colts, and
Texans beat the Titans, and
Dolphins beat the Patriots, and
Bengals beat the Ravens


Case 5
Texans beat the Colts, and
Texans beat the Titans, and
Browns beat the Ravens, and
Bills beat the Patriots


Case 6
Texans beat the Colts, and
Texans beat the Titans, and
Bills beat the Patriots, and
Bengals beat the Ravens


Case 7
Texans beat the Colts, and
Rams beat the Steelers, and
Dolphins beat the Patriots, and
Browns beat the Ravens, and
Bills beat the Patriots


Case 8
Texans beat the Colts, and
Rams beat the Steelers, and
Dolphins beat the Patriots, and
Bills beat the Patriots, and
Bengals beat the Ravens


Case 9
Texans beat the Colts, and
Dolphins beat the Patriots, and
Browns beat the Ravens, and
Bills beat the Patriots, and
Browns beat the Steelers


Case 10
Texans beat the Colts, and
Dolphins beat the Patriots, and
Bills beat the Patriots, and
Bengals beat the Ravens, and
Browns beat the Steelers


Case 11
Texans beat the Titans, and
Rams beat the Steelers, and
Dolphins beat the Patriots, and
Browns beat the Ravens, and
Bills beat the Patriots


Case 12
Texans beat the Titans, and
Rams beat the Steelers, and
Dolphins beat the Patriots, and
Bills beat the Patriots, and
Bengals beat the Ravens


Case 13
Texans beat the Titans, and
Dolphins beat the Patriots, and
Browns beat the Ravens, and
Bills beat the Patriots, and
Browns beat the Steelers


Case 14
Texans beat the Titans, and
Dolphins beat the Patriots, and
Bills beat the Patriots, and
Bengals beat the Ravens, and
Browns beat the Steelers


Spot #2 - First Round Bye
Case 1
Texans beat the Colts, and
Texans beat the Titans, and
Dolphins beat the Patriots


Case 2
Texans beat the Colts, and
Dolphins beat the Patriots, and
Bills beat the Patriots


Case 3
Texans beat the Colts, and
Texans beat the Titans, and
Browns beat the Ravens


Case 4
Texans beat the Colts, and
Texans beat the Titans, and
Bills beat the Patriots


Case 5
Texans beat the Colts, and
Texans beat the Titans, and
Bengals beat the Ravens


Case 6
Texans beat the Titans, and
Dolphins beat the Patriots, and
Bills beat the Patriots


Case 7
Texans beat the Colts, and
Rams beat the Steelers, and
Browns beat the Ravens, and
Bengals beat the Ravens


Case 8
Texans beat the Colts, and
Browns beat the Ravens, and
Bengals beat the Ravens, and
Browns beat the Steelers


Case 9
Texans beat the Titans, and
Rams beat the Steelers, and
Browns beat the Ravens, and
Bengals beat the Ravens


Case 10
Texans beat the Titans, and
Browns beat the Ravens, and
Bengals beat the Ravens, and
Browns beat the Steelers

honored82
12-20-2011, 04:41 PM
If the patriots loose one game out of their remaining 2, we get #1 seed
If the Ravens loose one game out of their remaining 2, we get #2 seed
If Ravens and Patriots do not loose any of their last two games we get #3 seed

Simple enuff :)

FYI : Ravens can win both their games and we can still get #1, as long as the patriots loose one

santo
12-20-2011, 04:43 PM
Nice to see this list for a change instead of the dreaded "who are we going to draft in Round 1, Round 2, Round 3, etc." list.


We are talking about the #1 seed in the AFC!!:kingkong:

RTP2110
12-20-2011, 11:26 PM
Case 5
Texans beat the Colts, and
Texans beat the Titans, and
Bengals beat the Ravens


Our best bet, IMO.

Yankee_In_TX
12-20-2011, 11:41 PM
Case 5
Texans beat the Colts, and
Texans beat the Titans, and
Bengals beat the Ravens


Our best bet, IMO.

I agree.

Shaft75
12-20-2011, 11:50 PM
I agree.

Excuse me counselor... Didn't you mean to say "concur"?

BullBlitz
12-21-2011, 12:10 AM
I'm not concerned about byes or home field advantage.

I just want the Texans, Patriots, Ravens, Steelers, Jets and Broncos in the playoffs. Fine with me if they play one game here and the rest on the road.

honored82
12-21-2011, 01:02 AM
I'm not concerned about byes or home field advantage.

I just want the Texans, Patriots, Ravens, Steelers, Jets and Broncos in the playoffs. Fine with me if they play one game here and the rest on the road.

That's right. If a team is good, you should be able to beat your opponent regardless of the location. But a BYE is a WIN !!! and you don't have to play so we need that #1 or #2 seed.

welsh texan
12-21-2011, 04:15 AM
Nice to see this list for a change instead of the dreaded "who are we going to draft in Round 1, Round 2, Round 3, etc." list.


We are talking about the #1 seed in the AFC!!:kingkong:

Or even the previously annual "why tie breakers mean we drop from #11 to #16 in the first round of the draft in spite of our equal record with 5 different teams and our need to draft player x who will be gone at #12"
Nice to be looking at these scenarios for a change. I'm ecstatic to reach the playoffs but it wouldnt half be great to get home field advantage, don't want to play outdoors vs pats or steelers in january if you can help it, and that's before you even talk about how loud reliant will be for opposing O's.

Speedy
12-21-2011, 01:59 PM
Texans beat Colts and Titans + New England loses one of their remaining 2 = Texans #1 seed.
It wouldn't matter what Pittsburgh or Baltimore does. That only matters if NE doesn't lose a game. If NE doesn't lose then Baltimore needs to lose one of their remaining 2 and Pittsburgh has to finish ahead of Baltimore for the Texans to get the 2 seed and a bye. That's it. I don't know why there's 55 "cases". Tie-breakers are tricky but it really is pretty simple.

BeerTastesLikeVictory
12-21-2011, 02:08 PM
When I was living in Boston (2004-2006) I watched more Pats games than I could handle. At least during that time the Fins always played up to the Patriots and knocked them off a couple times IIRC. It's not likely this year, but I wouldn't count it out.

thunderkyss
12-21-2011, 05:21 PM
I'm not concerned about byes or home field advantage.

I just want the Texans, Patriots, Ravens, Steelers, Jets and Broncos in the playoffs. Fine with me if they play one game here and the rest on the road.

I'd like to see the Jets miss the play-offs. I want to see how Rex handles that situation.

XI CMURDER IX
12-22-2011, 11:58 AM
That's a lot of cases! One of them has to go our way, at least, if we take care of business.

Seņor Stan
12-22-2011, 12:01 PM
I'd like to see the Jets miss the play-offs. I want to see how Rex handles that situation.

I think we all know how Rex handles de-feet.

The Pencil Neck
12-22-2011, 12:51 PM
Texans beat Colts and Titans + New England loses one of their remaining 2 = Texans #1 seed.
It wouldn't matter what Pittsburgh or Baltimore does. That only matters if NE doesn't lose a game. If NE doesn't lose then Baltimore needs to lose one of their remaining 2 and Pittsburgh has to finish ahead of Baltimore for the Texans to get the 2 seed and a bye. That's it. I don't know why there's 55 "cases". Tie-breakers are tricky but it really is pretty simple.

Well, your description is incomplete. That's why it's simple.

If we LOSE one of the remaining 2 games, we can still get the #1 seed. In that case, New England has to lose both of their games and Baltimore needs to lose 1.

We can also get the #1 seed if we finish with the best record. Which could happen if Baltimore loses 1 or more and New England loses both of theirs.

Of course, we also get a first round bye if New England loses 2, and we and Baltimore both lose 1.

And that's not even considering the Steelers who could get in the mix as well, if we lose a game.

MistaRed
12-22-2011, 01:25 PM
Maybe a break for the Texans?

From Ravens Insider: Ravens WR Anquan Boldin will miss the last 2 games of the reg season. He's having surgery on his meniscus.

Speedy
12-22-2011, 01:59 PM
Well, your description is incomplete. That's why it's simple.

If we LOSE one of the remaining 2 games, we can still get the #1 seed. In that case, New England has to lose both of their games and Baltimore needs to lose 1.

We can also get the #1 seed if we finish with the best record. Which could happen if Baltimore loses 1 or more and New England loses both of theirs.

Of course, we also get a first round bye if New England loses 2, and we and Baltimore both lose 1.

And that's not even considering the Steelers who could get in the mix as well, if we lose a game.If they lose, what the hell does it matter?

The Pencil Neck
12-22-2011, 05:36 PM
If they lose, what the hell does it matter?

Because, if we LOSE, we can still get a #1 seed and/or a first round bye.

Giant Tiger
12-22-2011, 09:06 PM
When I was living in Boston (2004-2006) I watched more Pats games than I could handle. At least during that time the Fins always played up to the Patriots and knocked them off a couple times IIRC. It's not likely this year, but I wouldn't count it out.

I think that can happen, as well as the Bengals beating the Ravens.

Norg
12-22-2011, 11:58 PM
Now what :spin: LOL

JCTexan
12-23-2011, 12:03 AM
Now what :spin: LOL

Get ready for the Jets/Bengals or Steelers in the Wild Card weekend.

kiwitexansfan
12-23-2011, 11:58 AM
From Here. (http://www.playoffstatus.com/nfl/texansclinch.html)
I think I will cross off the cases as they become impossible. This will help us know who to root for the next two weeks.

Spot #1 - First Round Bye

Case 11
Texans beat the Titans, and
Rams beat the Steelers, and
Dolphins beat the Patriots, and
Browns beat the Ravens, and
Bills beat the Patriots


Case 12
Texans beat the Titans, and
Rams beat the Steelers, and
Dolphins beat the Patriots, and
Bills beat the Patriots, and
Bengals beat the Ravens


Case 13
Texans beat the Titans, and
Dolphins beat the Patriots, and
Browns beat the Ravens, and
Bills beat the Patriots, and
Browns beat the Steelers


Case 14
Texans beat the Titans, and
Dolphins beat the Patriots, and
Bills beat the Patriots, and
Bengals beat the Ravens, and
Browns beat the Steelers


Spot #2 - First Round Bye

Case 6
Texans beat the Titans, and
Dolphins beat the Patriots, and
Bills beat the Patriots


Case 9
Texans beat the Titans, and
Rams beat the Steelers, and
Browns beat the Ravens, and
Bengals beat the Ravens


Case 10
Texans beat the Titans, and
Browns beat the Ravens, and
Bengals beat the Ravens, and
Browns beat the Steelers

So that sucked, lets see if our rivals suck worse.