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Vrede too wrote:
Sun Oct 04, 2020 4:44 pm
I think I heard that Brady tied Peyton by throwing a TD to his 93rd different receiver. They're 2nd behind Brees.
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Sun Oct 04, 2020 3:01 pm
Cowboys suck.
2020 =
Browns and Bucs both 3-1.
Cowboys and Washington leading the NFC East at 1-3. :lol:

Also weird:
Browns won 49-38 without a 100 yd rusher and Mayfield throwing for just an adequate 165 yds and 2 TDs.
Cowboys lost with Prescott throwing for 502 yds and 4 TDs!

Go Carolina, Baltimore, 4-0 Seattle, Cleveland and Minnesota! And hopefully 3-0 Chicago, and 3-0 Green Bay on Monday (sorry).
And if the Iggles win they'd be in first place by themselves with one win in week 4. SMH.
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... Cowboys and Washington leading the NFC East at 1-3. :lol: ...
And if the Iggles win they'd be in first place by themselves with one win in week 4. SMH.
:D Thanks to having tied the 1-2-1 Bengals last week Philly would also be 1-2-1, including their loss to Washington.
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... Go ... hopefully 3-0 Chicago ...
Ut-oh.
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And if the Iggles win they'd be in first place by themselves with one win in week 4. SMH.
Yep, barely.

Announcers, if I remember the exact records correctly:
NFC West is best vs non-division opponents, 13-2.
NFC East is worst vs non-division opponents, 2-11-1.
The NFC East is historically bad in 2020: Can the Cowboys, Eagles, Giants and Washington just be decent?

When the Eagles knocked away a Hail Mary attempt from third-string 49ers quarterback C.J. Beathard to hold on for a 25-20 victory in Santa Clara, California, on Sunday night, they did more than win a game. At 1-2-1, the Eagles are now in first place in the NFC East, a division in which four teams seem to be conspiring to lose football games. Philadelphia coach Doug Pederson's decision in overtime of Week 3 to settle for a tie with the Bengals -- who were the NFL's worst team a year ago -- helped push the Eagles into first place after four weeks.

The victory did more than help the Eagles, though; it saved the division from an ignominious fate. After four games, the NFC East is a combined 3-12-1. Since the AFL and NFL merged in 1970, there have been 344 divisional races. Philadelphia's tie saved the 2020 edition of the NFC East from being the worst division in modern league history through four games.

Instead, this edition of the NFC East is merely the second-worst division of the past 50 years, coming in one-half game ahead of the 1984 AFC Central, which went a combined 3-13. Since the league went to its eight-division, 32-team format in 2002, no division had failed to combine for at least four wins across the first four weeks of the season before the Cowboys, Eagles, Giants and Washington joined up to be wasted by the rest of the league.

Even those small triumphs are embarrassing in their own way. Washington's win came over the Eagles in Week 1 in the only case of NFC East-on-NFC East action this season. The Cowboys needed a miraculous comeback and a hypnotic onside kick to beat the Falcons in Week 2. The Eagles tied a team that had gone 3-23 in its past 26 games and then beat San Francisco, which is missing its starting quarterback and most of its defensive line....
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And one of these "teams" is going to get into the playoffs, while some 11-5ish team will get cut. I understand the conferences and divisions for organizing and scheduling purposes, but once the regular season ends, why can't they just run the playoffs with the teams with the best records? After the first year of enduring whining complaints, crowning somebody a "Round One Winner" or something would still carry as much prestige as "Wild Card".

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And one of these "teams" is going to get into the playoffs, while some 11-5ish team will get cut. I understand the conferences and divisions for organizing and scheduling purposes, but once the regular season ends, why can't they just run the playoffs with the teams with the best records? After the first year of enduring whining complaints, crowning somebody a "Round One Winner" or something would still carry as much prestige as "Wild Card".
In theory, I guess it benefits the best team in a really tough division.
In practice, it sure is nice for the #5 seed (best Wild Card).

For better or worse, it's such a solid tradition that I doubt it will change anytime soon.
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For better or worse, it's such a solid tradition that I doubt it will change anytime soon.
Well, sports leagues never have been very receptive to my suggestions or cared about my comments anyway. I'm thinking of asking neo to contact them on my behalf next time I have an idea.

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Tom Brady has turned into a mere mortal.
Yeah, that might've been premature.
Ut-oh. Brady vs da' Bears tonight. Good luck.

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Well, sports leagues never have been very receptive to my suggestions or cared about my comments anyway. I'm thinking of asking neo to contact them on my behalf next time I have an idea.
:lol: Careful though, he's a powerful and unpredictable weapon to wield.
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:lol: Careful though, he's a powerful and unpredictable weapon to wield.
"powerful and unpredictable weapon" sounds like the definition of a loose cannon. But of course, you didn't intend that. :lol:

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"powerful and unpredictable weapon" sounds like the definition of a loose cannon. But of course, you didn't intend that. :lol:
No comment. :D


Pretty rude of the Bucs and Rays to be playing at the same time. It'll be a dismal TB night and tomorrow if they (hopefully) both lose.
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Ut-oh. Brady vs da' Bears tonight. Good luck.
Wow, lose the first 28 minutes, dominate the next 2, 14-13!
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Ut-oh. Brady vs da' Bears tonight. Good luck.
Wow, lose the first 28 minutes, dominate the next 2, 14-13!
Bewildering.
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I'll be damned.
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Wow, lose the first 28 minutes, dominate the next 2, 14-13!
Bewildering.
“As John Madden always used to say, ‘If you have two quarterbacks, you really don’t have one.’ …
Wow, lose the next 28 minutes, equalize in the final 2, 20-19. Congrats!
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Da Bears!

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Da Bears!
First time they ever beat Brady.
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GoCubsGo wrote:
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Da Bears!
First time they ever beat Brady.
2020.

:crazy: LV Traitors 40, SB champion KC 32. They had lost in KC 7 times straight.

Loser Iggles are currently leading the NFC East at 1-3-1. Go winless NYG > Dallas!

2020.
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And that's what sucks about the NFL, dudes got no contract.

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And that's what sucks about the NFL, dude's got no contract.
Dislocated ankles are quite serious, much worse than fingers, toes, elbows, shoulders and knees. However, I don't think that they're career ending.
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... Loser Iggles are currently leading the NFC East at 1-3-1. Go winless NYG > Dallas!

2020.
Crap. Walkoff Dallas 34 yd FG to break the 34-34 tie. 2-3.
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