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NFL Divisional Round Results

Going by the spread we managed to have a chalk weekend, setting up some good storylines for the conference championships.  Chalk is never quite as likely as it sounds; if you assume that the better team has an 85% chance … Continue reading

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NFL Divisional Round Predictions

The divisional round is when the home team takes over.  As you’ve probably heard, and as makes sense since this is when the teams with the top records enter the playoffs, the home team wins these games at an unusually … Continue reading

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NFL Divsional Round Recap

Going into the weekend, it looked like there was a clear split in the entertainment value of the four games on tap.  On the AFC side we had two blow-outs scheduled, with Denver and New England both favored by about … Continue reading

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NFL Divisional Round Picks

Compared to the wild card round, the divisional round is a piece of cake.  In the wild card you have the two worse division winners and the remaining two best teams in each conference; occasionally, those wild card teams are … Continue reading

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NFL Divisional Round Picks

I was going to run my divisional picks the same way I did the wild card picks, but it turns out that Bill Barnwell at Grantland did essentially what I would have done, but in longer format.  So I’ll just … Continue reading

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NFL Divisional Round-Up

I think the typical NFL fan had two surprises this weekend; people who have read my blog or Brian Burke’s only had one, which just happened.  The expectation in the divisional round is that all the home teams will win; … Continue reading

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NFL Divisional Round Predictions

The divisional round of the NFL playoffs is a very different beast from the wild card round.  The wild card is a match-up of the two worse division winners and the next two best teams; e.g. teams 3 through 6 … Continue reading

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