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Old 01-06-2012, 01:36   #1
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Can anyone explain how the DENVER BRONCOS deserve the playoff nod over the...

...CHARGERS and RAIDERS? All 3 teams are 8-8 with a 1-1 record against each other
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Old 01-12-2012, 18:54   #2
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All 3 teams have the same record vs. division opponents...so the next tie-breaker is record vs. common opponents.

Denver went 7-7, while San Diego and Oakland each went 6-8...hence the Broncos get the nod.
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Old 01-22-2012, 16:45   #3
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THE NFL TIEBREAKER SYSTEM GOES AS FOLLOWED:

1.Head-to-head (best won-lost-tied percentage in games among the clubs).
2.Best won-lost-tied percentage in games played within the division.
3.Best won-lost-tied percentage in common games.
4.Best won-lost-tied percentage in games played within the conference.
5.Strength of victory.
6.Strength of schedule.
7.Best combined ranking among conference teams in points scored and points allowed.
8.Best combined ranking among all teams in points scored and points allowed.
9.Best net points in common games.
10.Best net points in all games.
11.Best net touchdowns in all games.
12.Coin toss
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