Did Covid cost us the playoffs too? (1 Viewer)

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Reasons we didn’t make the playoffs are long and any one of them are valid. Missed extra points, Covid, injuries, missed FG, inability to score on 2 point conversions, 4th and short situations, Ida, etc

The one that I keep coming back to in my head was the blindside block call against a player in the pocket that completely changed the outcome against the Titans. A call that has only been made one time in NFL history on a key third down.
 

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Reasons we didn’t make the playoffs are long and any one of them are valid. Missed extra points, Covid, injuries, missed FG, inability to score on 2 point conversions, 4th and short situations, Ida, etc

The one that I keep coming back to in my head was the blindside block call against a player in the pocket that completely changed the outcome against the Titans. A call that has only been made one time in NFL history on a key third down.
The blow to the head call on Tannehill that nullified a Saints INT was a terrible call as well. I literally cringe when
I see Jerome Boger's crew calling one of our games.
 

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The blow to the head call on Tannehill that nullified a Saints INT was a terrible call as well. I literally cringe when
I see Jerome Boger's crew calling one of our games.
Boger = born in ATL, played college ball at Morehouse (ATL), lives in ATL burb (Conyers). IDK but kinda sus when the NFL assigns him and his crew to a Saints game.
 

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The MIA game had no bearing on our playoff seeding. It's because we lost to the crappy Giants @ home.
Before the Miami game, the Saints controlled their destiny, after that farce of a game, they didn't. That is all. The Dolphins game is where we lost the playoffs.
 

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The NFL's BS covid policy was a contributing factor. The huge cuts to get under the salary cap was a contributing factor. However, the LARGEST CONTRIBUTING FACTOR by a long shot was the record number of INJURIES.
 

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Logically, it is. I wasn't sure if some of that head to head stuff somehow factored into seeding. I suck at figuring out those little nuances. Lol.
Head to head only matters if 2 teams are tied in win percentage.
 

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a blown 11 point lead to the winless giants and a late lead vs the falcons, and 2 missed XP against the titans had more of an effect than just the dolphins. but yea had we not been down 22 players that game wouldve been different.
 

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Head to head only matters if 2 teams are tied in win percentage.
It's also used in a 3 way tie if all teams have played each other an equal amt. of times. If one team is 2-0 against
the others,they'll get the nod and the usual tie break system will apply to the remaining two.
 

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The NFLs inability to reschedule our Monday night game vs moving other games due to Covid without a doubt changed the standings at the end of the season. In the era of legal gambling and the NFLs vested interest in it, I am suspicious of all uneven treatment by the league office and referees during games. It is a fact that game and therefor season outcomes were manipulated this year.
 

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The NFLs inability to reschedule our Monday night game vs moving other games due to Covid without a doubt changed the standings at the end of the season. In the era of legal gambling and the NFLs vested interest in it, I am suspicious of all uneven treatment by the league office and referees during games. It is a fact that game and therefor season outcomes were manipulated this year.
Yep. Pete Rozelle is spinning in his grave.
 

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The NFLs inability to reschedule our Monday night game vs moving other games due to Covid without a doubt changed the standings at the end of the season. In the era of legal gambling and the NFLs vested interest in it, I am suspicious of all uneven treatment by the league office and referees during games. It is a fact that game and therefor season outcomes were manipulated this year.
this!!!
 

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The NFLs inability to reschedule our Monday night game vs moving other games due to Covid without a doubt changed the standings at the end of the season. In the era of legal gambling and the NFLs vested interest in it, I am suspicious of all uneven treatment by the league office and referees during games. It is a fact that game and therefor season outcomes were manipulated this year.
You should make this post a thread. I've been thinking the same thing for a while. It shows how corrupt the NFL has become in it's quest for ever more profits.

It's literally the ONLY thing they care about and it has ruined the NFL.
 

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The MIA game had no bearing on our playoff seeding. It's because we lost to the crappy Giants @ home.
It counts in the standings. If we would’ve beat miami we would’ve been 10-7 and in the playoffs with a better record than philly. Even 6 seed cause we held the tiebreaker over sf. So I don’t see how you can say it had no bearing. ANY 1 win would’ve bumped us up TWO spots in the seeding.
 

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