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What happened to the easy schedule? Opponents are 17-8.

Discussion in 'Green Bay Packers Fan Forum' started by yourout, Oct 13, 2006.

  1. yourout

    yourout Cheesehead

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    Take away Detroit and the Packs oppenents are 17-3 and all 4 losses are to current Division Leaders.

    Glad we did not start with a difficult schedule.
     
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    Parity
     
  3. Greg C.

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    Good point. The Saints and Rams were supposed to be pushovers, and there was a lot of doubt about the Eagles as well. The schedule is looking a little better now, though. Some people picked Miami to go to the Super Bowl, but they may be even worse than the Lions right now.
     
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    Part of it could be because of the Packers. If they were to win the 4 that they lost, their opponent's record would then be 13-12. And the Bears would not be a division leader.
     
  5. Greg C.

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    Yes, that's always the case with these "opponents' record" stats, which is why I interpret them cautiously. The fairest way to do it is simply to take away the games that the Packers played. If you do that, the Packers' opponents are 13-7 overall, which is still a very good record.
     
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    Well, if this is a trend, hopefully we can topple the Dolphins since they are 1-4 as well.
     
  7. all about da packers

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    Nice tidbit yourout, and great point Greg.
     
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    You can't take away the Packers' games, they count just as much as every other game.
     
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    Even with this said, it makes 1-4 a little bit more tolerable. :wink:
     
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    Losing to the Saints, Eagles, St. Louis and Bears certainly isn't tough to do. Even when we think we have an easy part of the schedule, it changes on us.
     
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    I LOATHE preseason schedule rankings for this reason. Everyone and their grandma moans about how easy Team X's sched. is or whatever, but as was mentioned, parity makes it a waste of time to really analyze this b4 the season even starts.
     

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