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Old 12-05-2011   #1
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Default AFC South Standings....a little help

A friend of mine have an argument here. He keeps saying that if we win next week and Tenn loses we clinch the division. I say we would only be up 3 games with 3 games to play including one game left to play against them.

Which is true?
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A friend of mine have an argument here. He keeps saying that if we win next week and Tenn loses we clinch the division. I say we would only be up 3 games with 3 games to play including one game left to play against them.

Which is true?
We'll clinch next week with win, TEN loss because of tiebreakers. (better conference record IIRC)
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A friend of mine have an argument here. He keeps saying that if we win next week and Tenn loses we clinch the division. I say we would only be up 3 games with 3 games to play including one game left to play against them.

Which is true?
One more division win and they clinch , meaning that if they beat the Dolts ..... the division is theirs based upon tie breakers.
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A friend of mine have an argument here. He keeps saying that if we win next week and Tenn loses we clinch the division. I say we would only be up 3 games with 3 games to play including one game left to play against them.

Which is true?
Our magic number for the division is two.
Two wins by the Texans, two losses by the Titans or 1 win by us AND one loss by them clinches the division for us.
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for one week, I guess I'm a saints fan....
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We'll clinch next week with win, TEN loss because of tiebreakers. (better conference record IIRC)
We would win on common opponents.
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How bout just winning out and the rest is moot?

Raise the divisional banner in Reliant before the least games against the Tacks.
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We would win on common opponents.
Ah, thanks. I just woke up.
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A win over the Cincinnati Bengals, combined with a win by the New Orleans Saints over the Tennessee Titans, will give the division to the Texans.

How? I am glad you asked.

Even if, after the above scenario, the Texans lose out to end the season at 10-6 and the Titans win out to tie them at 10-6, the Texans would own the deciding tiebreaker.

- The first tiebreaker between two tied teams within a division is head-to-head record. The Texans and Titans, under this scenario, would be 1-1.

- The second tiebreaker between two tied teams within a division is division record. The Texans and Titans would finish 4-2, per the scenario.

- The third tiebreaker between two tied teams within a division is record against common opponents. This is Indianapolis (x 2), Jacksonville (x 2), the four NFC South teams, and the four AFC North teams. The Texans would win by one game Houston's 8-4 to Tennessee 7-5.
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Ah, thanks. I just woke up.
I'm not that smart, they were talking about it on the radio on the drive in
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So does Kubiak post this in the locker room?
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So does Kubiak post this in the locker room?
No. The team needs to be focused on one thing and only one thing: Beating the Bengals.
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Beat Tennessee in the last game and none of the others matter. Division champs.
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Beat Tennessee in the last game and none of the others matter. Division champs.
Go 1 and 0 the next two weeks .... and nothing the Tits do matters - Division Champs.
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Smoke some pot and nothing matters - at all.
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Go 1 and 0 the next two weeks .... and nothing the Tits do matters - Division Champs.
I hope that's the case!!!

I really really want to at least beat the Colts and the Titans though. That would give as a 6-0 division record to go along with our division championship!

We're still fighting for playoff seeding, primarily with New England and Baltimore. If we're 1st or 2nd seed we would get the first round bye and that would be very very very nice.
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Smoke some pot and nothing matters - at all.
Best solution I've seen so far.
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Beat Tennessee in the last game and none of the others matter. Division champs.

Yeah....is there any way you could come in this Sunday
and do it instead of waiting three friggin' weeks?
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Hell I'm just glad that the team is winning.
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