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eacantdraft 02-27-2007 07:58 AM

Raiders have toughest schedule in 2007
 
http://raiders.aolsportsblog.com/200...edule-in-2007/

Based on the 2006 opponent winning percentage. They just can't catch a break. They had the worst record and are rewarded with the toughest schedule. And they play in the toughest division in football.

duckseason 02-27-2007 08:02 AM

Preseason strength of schedule rankings are pretty meaningless. Mostly due to parity and the rapid rate of power shifts in the NFL. By the time week 10 rolls around, what may have looked like the easiest schedule when it came out, could easily be among the toughest.

NIN1984 02-27-2007 08:45 AM

bring it on!

bsaza2358 02-27-2007 09:08 AM

The schedules and divisions were set up explicitly to allow for divisional rivalries and to ensure that teams play one another at least once every 4 years. Every team in your division will play 6 divisional games, 4 games against a conference division, and 4 games against a non-conference division. The remaining 2 games are based on divisional standing from the year before.

The Raiders' schedule was set 3-4 years ago without any sort of bias in mind. Stop whining.

roidrunner 02-27-2007 09:11 AM

well now you can take CJ and then brohm next year.

bsaza2358 02-27-2007 09:36 AM

BA-ZING for Roid!!

roidrunner 02-27-2007 09:43 AM

i have a feeling that this will hurt my rep...

bsaza2358 02-27-2007 09:59 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by roidrunner (Post 170121)
i have a feeling that this will hurt my rep...

Wasn't aware you had a rep...

Addict 02-27-2007 10:00 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by roidrunner (Post 170121)
i have a feeling that this will hurt my rep...

Not sure, one could argue that you always see the bright side :P

Jughead10 02-27-2007 10:02 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by eacantdraft (Post 169874)
http://raiders.aolsportsblog.com/200...edule-in-2007/

Based on the 2006 opponent winning percentage. They just can't catch a break. They had the worst record and are rewarded with the toughest schedule. And they play in the toughest division in football.

I'm not sure the AFC West in the toughest division in football. They might have had the best team perhaps, but that doesn't make them toughest. I'm willing to bet the Chiefs aren't a playoff caliber team next year. And I have a hunch the the Chargers won't be going 14-2 as well.

roidrunner 02-27-2007 10:03 AM

heres to hoping that they dont hurt my rep

JoeMontainya 02-27-2007 10:49 AM

The Raiders dont play in the toughest division because they bring it down.

The Cowboys probably have the toughest with them, eagles, giants, redskins all being pretty solid at any given time baring injuries.

RaiderNation 02-27-2007 10:50 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by roidrunner (Post 170038)
well now you can take CJ and then brohm next year.

would have agree with u there. sucks we have the worst offence in history and a top 10 defence right now. all we need is a vet qb,LT and a playmaker on offence then we would be doing way better

roidrunner 02-27-2007 11:38 AM

i still think CJ and brohm would be awesome, or Thomas and Brohm. that would be sweet.

Acreboy 02-27-2007 11:41 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by eacantdraft (Post 169874)
http://raiders.aolsportsblog.com/200...edule-in-2007/

Based on the 2006 opponent winning percentage. They just can't catch a break. They had the worst record and are rewarded with the toughest schedule. And they play in the toughest division in football.

The Saints have gone through it plenty of times...

Acreboy 02-27-2007 11:44 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by JoeMontainya (Post 170405)
The Raiders dont play in the toughest division because they bring it down.

The Cowboys probably have the toughest with them, eagles, giants, redskins all being pretty solid at any given time baring injuries.

Falcons Buce and Panthers?

All have made it to the SB Excpet the Saints who got close this year.

NFC South=Underrated

bsaza2358 02-27-2007 11:47 AM

Free Agency starts on Thursday. The Draft is on 4/28/07. A lot will change between now and then. You can't judge this season's schedule strength now because of all the roster turnover that will take place over the next 6 weeks.

JoeMontainya 02-27-2007 12:17 PM

"Falcons Buce and Panthers?

All have made it to the SB Excpet the Saints who got close this year.

NFC South=Underrated"

Sure there solid teams, but the span that these teams were in the super bowl is like within the last 7-8 years since you included the Falcons.

And they were good 2 years ago because each team was gauranteed 2 wins against the Saints lol, now thats not the case.

Stash 02-27-2007 09:40 PM

Anybody listing NFC teams as tough is just dumb.

Man_Of_Steel 02-27-2007 09:47 PM

The reason the Raiders opponents had good records is because Oakland lost to them and gave them Ws. They were the worst team in the league by far, please dont make excuses.

doingthisinsteadofwork 02-27-2007 10:37 PM

they were the worst team offensively.The D was dominant.

B-Dawk 02-27-2007 10:39 PM

The raider's division is not the best but the raiders have the toughest division schedule amongst all teams.

yodabear 02-27-2007 10:40 PM

0-16 for the Raiders.

doingthisinsteadofwork 02-27-2007 10:42 PM

no way thats gonna happen.

yodabear 02-27-2007 10:49 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by doingthisinsteadofwork (Post 171902)
no way thats gonna happen.

Yes, it is going to.


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