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    playoff machine

    http://espn.go.com/nfl/playoffs/machine

    Nice tool to try and figure stuff out.

    If found it interesting that if the Colts lose out, and Cincy beats Pitt then loses to Balt, ..... the Jets are the 5th seed and the Colts the 6th seed.

    Then I changed the Colts loss to KC to a win, and the Jets AND Colts still made the playoffs with their seeds reversed. Go figure.

    Then I noticed that even if the Steelers beat the Bengals, the Jets still make it if the Colts lose to KC and the Bengals lose to Balt.

    My brain hurts.

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    I think you forgot that we have to win out too

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    Quote Originally Posted by SlickBri481 View Post
    I think you forgot that we have to win out too
    That's a given.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SONNY WERBLIN View Post
    http://espn.go.com/nfl/playoffs/machine

    Nice tool to try and figure stuff out.

    If found it interesting that if the Colts lose out, and Cincy beats Pitt then loses to Balt, ..... the Jets are the 5th seed and the Colts the 6th seed.

    Then I changed the Colts loss to KC to a win, and the Jets AND Colts still made the playoffs with their seeds reversed. Go figure.

    Then I noticed that even if the Steelers beat the Bengals, the Jets still make it if the Colts lose to KC and the Bengals lose to Balt.

    My brain hurts.


    BLANK Ejaculation. And this thread.



    I'll take premature for 200 Alex.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SONNY WERBLIN View Post
    http://espn.go.com/nfl/playoffs/machine

    Nice tool to try and figure stuff out.

    If found it interesting that if the Colts lose out, and Cincy beats Pitt then loses to Balt, ..... the Jets are the 5th seed and the Colts the 6th seed.

    Then I changed the Colts loss to KC to a win, and the Jets AND Colts still made the playoffs with their seeds reversed. Go figure.

    Then I noticed that even if the Steelers beat the Bengals, the Jets still make it if the Colts lose to KC and the Bengals lose to Balt.

    My brain hurts.

    Is there a scenario where teh aliens come and abduct Rex Ryan for a prolonged period of time?

    Punch that one in for me, will ya?



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    Quote Originally Posted by 32green View Post
    Is there a scenario where aliens come and abduct Rex Ryan for a prolonged period of time?

    Punch that one in for me, will ya?


    If that happens they Jets can still make the playoffs if a black hole swallows the entire city of Indianapolis.

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    Quote Originally Posted by southparkcpa View Post
    BLANK Ejaculation. And this thread.



    I'll take premature for 200 Alex.
    Just trying to give people a reliable source to satisfy their curiosity of what "could be" before we face another long off-season of figuring out what "should be" before the Jets disappoint us once again with what "will be".

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    So who do we want to win the bengals-steelers game next weekend?

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    Quote Originally Posted by nycuse View Post
    So who do we want to win the bengals-steelers game next weekend?
    Bengals.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SONNY WERBLIN View Post
    Bengals.
    Ewww

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    Too.Many.Possibilities. My brain hurts

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    Quote Originally Posted by SONNY WERBLIN View Post
    If that happens they Jets can still make the playoffs if a black hole swallows the entire city of Indianapolis.
    A black hole should swallow the entire city of Indianapolis regardless.

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    Win out and we r alive going into final week no matter what. Can't ask for more than that at this point.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SONNY WERBLIN View Post
    Bengals.
    If the Bungles beat the Steelers next week, Do the Jets control their own fate on the last week-end?
    Assuming of course, that the Jets win out.
    Can someone confirm this?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Vin View Post
    A black hole should swallow the entire city of Indianapolis regardless.
    Hey!

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    Quote Originally Posted by IndianaJet View Post
    Hey!
    You know I love ya, IndianaJet.



    Just messin' with ya!

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    Quote Originally Posted by canadianjetsfan View Post
    If the Bungles beat the Steelers next week, Do the Jets control their own fate on the last week-end?
    Assuming of course, that the Jets win out.
    Can someone confirm this?
    I don't think so. Possibly if the Ravens lose next weekend. At this point, lets just worry about winning tomorrow night, otherwise nothing else matters.

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    NO

    Quote Originally Posted by canadianjetsfan View Post
    If the Bungles beat the Steelers next week, Do the Jets control their own fate on the last week-end?
    Assuming of course, that the Jets win out.
    Can someone confirm this?
    If the Bengals beat the Steelers the jets would still need the Bengals to lose in week 17 to the Ravens.

    There is absolutely no scenario that the jets would control their own destiny. In week 17 they will need one of three teams to lose to get into the playoffs.
    1) Bengals lose to Ravens OR 2) Steelers lose to Browns or 3) Indy loses to Houston

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    basically we need to win out and have both Cincy and Pitt each lose 1 of their last 2 games

    alternatively, if the Colts lose both their games and we win both we're in no matter what Pitt and Cincy do

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