How Houston can get the first round bye....

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  1. kiwitexansfan

    kiwitexansfan Site Contributor

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    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
     
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  2. honored82

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    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
     
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  3. santo

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    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:
     
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  4. RTP2110

    RTP2110 Thank You Andre

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


    Our best bet, IMO.
     
  5. Yankee_In_TX

    Yankee_In_TX Dance Lindsay!

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    I agree.
     
  6. Shaft75

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

    BullBlitz Section 331

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    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.
     
  8. honored82

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    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.
     


  9. welsh texan

    welsh texan Lest we forget

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    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.
     
  10. Speedy

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    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.
     
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  11. BeerTastesLikeVictory

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    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.
     
  12. thunderkyss

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

    XI CMURDER IX Gig 'em

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    That's a lot of cases! One of them has to go our way, at least, if we take care of business.
     
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    I think we all know how Rex handles de-feet.
     
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    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.
     
  16. MistaRed

    MistaRed All Pro

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    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.
     
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    If they lose, what the hell does it matter?
     
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    Because, if we LOSE, we can still get a #1 seed and/or a first round bye.
     
  19. Giant Tiger

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

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    Now what :spin: LOL
     

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