According to the Yahoo playoff generator...

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by Gryphon, Nov 28, 2012.

  1. Gryphon

    Gryphon Merge Ahead

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    Won't happen because they have a Rookie QB. 2-3 the rest of the season.
  2. cowboyschmps3

    cowboyschmps3 Well-Known Member

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    First thing I thought
  3. dexternjack

    dexternjack World Traveler

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    Just last week it was very plausible (almost a certainty) that the Cowboys would be in first place.

    After-all, the Giants would get smoked by GB and no way we lose to the deadskins.
  4. DenCWBY

    DenCWBY Well-Known Member

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    That is proabably the more likely scenario:lmao2:
  5. Reality

    Reality Administrator Staff Member

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  6. AdamJT13

    AdamJT13 Salary Cap Analyst

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    We don't necessarily need Seattle to finish a game behind us. We can win a three-team tiebreaker that includes us and Seattle.

    Here is one example --

    We would win the tiebreaker at 9-7 between us, Seattle and Tampa Bay.

    Here's another scenario in which we tie Green Bay and Seattle at 9-7 --

    In this case, Seattle would get the first wild card, we'd get the second, and Green Bay would be out of the playoffs.

    Of course, all of these scenarios depend on teams winning or losing the right games, but the tiebreaker isn't as simple as us needing to finish one game ahead of Seattle in order to get a wild card. There are plenty of ways to get in without that happening.
  7. Eric_Boyer

    Eric_Boyer Well-Known Member

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    Seattle is 0-3 in the division. yet you have them as a lock to go 2-1? :rolleyes:

    Seattle just lost at Miami , yet they are a lock to win at buffalo? :rolleyes:
  8. ThrowuptheXDez88

    ThrowuptheXDez88 Well-Known Member

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    yeah, lets just beat the Eagles first please :)
  9. CowboysFanSince88

    CowboysFanSince88 Well-Known Member

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    The Bills go to Seattle in December............LOSS
  10. Gryphon

    Gryphon Merge Ahead

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  11. Lazyking

    Lazyking Active Member

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    Seattle has been awful on the road.. I'm actually more worried about the skins and Saints then I am Seattle.

    but again, Cowboys have to go at least 4 and 1 in the next five and actually the matchups don't scare me except for the skins because the next four games, we face teams with terrible running games.

    It's the cowboys mentality that tells me we'll finish 8-8 or worse, not the games on paper.
  12. Beast_from_East

    Beast_from_East Well-Known Member

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    Guys, the problem is that we have to finish 9-7 to have any realistic shot at all, I have played around with the playoff generator too. I cant get Dallas into the playoffs with an 8-8 record unless I just start making up outcomes to games.

    We have 6 losses already, that means we have to go 4-1 at a minimium. Our schedule.......


    We are only going to lose only 1 of these games? Yea, right.

    We are done guys.
  13. Lazyking

    Lazyking Active Member

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    ^I could make a case for every game as being winnable (not that I would bank it )

    Eagles- Dead team

    Bengals: decent team but beatable.. we've played okay on the Road and they're not gonna run it down our throats.

    Steelers: at home, won't know the state of big ben.. still scariest game on the scheduale.

    Saints: Might be done by then. Their o-line is just as bad and their d sucks.

    Redskins: Tough game but maybe having game film on them against us will help.

    4-1 is not impossible given the matchups like I've said before. If we had the texans, pats, Niners upcoming i'd give us zero shot.
  14. CowboysFanSince88

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    NFC east teams don't win in Cincy
  15. the_h0wey

    the_h0wey Well-Known Member

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    You know what sucks? We are such a weird team I can see us rallying and being in a position to make the playoffs, and then blowing it the last 2 games of the season. This team seems to always get you locked in and excited only to disappoint you in the end.
  16. Idgit

    Idgit Ice up, son. Ice up! Staff Member

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    More posts about us being absolutely done when we've got 5 winnable games left to play. We're not exactly up against a murderer's row of competition for that WC spot, either. Some lucky team that hasn't looked all that impressive to-date is going to get in.
  17. Clove

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    What I would like to see is the offense wake up from the dead. Please Garrett, run the hurry up offense (not the no huddle) but the hurry up offense the first half. If it doesn't work, then so be it, you at least tried.

    If we can start winning the first quarter, then the first half, it starts the process of winning.

    Win something, and it will show us how to win games.
  18. Super_Kazuya

    Super_Kazuya Well-Known Member

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    So most of these scenarios have us rooting for the Giants to win Monday? I still don't think the Giants are very good and can easily see them dialing up 1-4 the rest of the way.
  19. CowboysFanSince88

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    Last time a team from the NFC East won in Cincy was Sept of 1991
  20. Mansta54

    Mansta54 Well-Known Member

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    Maaaaaan I've been wanting this for awhile now, don't know why he doesn't do it.

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