Originally Posted by Wayne02
You're right, the NFC champ (Giants) will have 9 or 10 wins. The 6th seed will also have 9 wins, but the problem is the Seahawks have a better record than the Cowboys right now and the Cowboys would have to finish with a better record than the Seahawks in order to beat them out which would take at least 10 wins. Do the math.
I have done it and that's why I won't write off the season.
H TB 4-4
H CHI 7-1
H NYG 6-3
5 Road, 3 Home. 1 team with a losing record, 1 .500 team and 6 teams with a winning record. Current record of our 1st 8 opponents: 44-23 66% winning percentage.
H CLE 2-7
H WAS 3-6
H PHI 3-4
H PIT 5-3
H NO 2-5
5 Home, 3 Road. 1 team with a winning record, 7 with a losing record. Current record of our remaining 8 opponents: 24-40 37% winning percentage.
Forget everything you've come to know and hate about this team. Put aside the rage for just a second and look at this.
IF we beat the eagles, is 6-2 really that much a stretch given this schedule?