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Carolina Ranked 10 In Toughest Schedule This Season (Espn)

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I'm convinced that Robert Kraft is blowing Roger. His teams always get the "favorable" calls, every game I watch The Pats are obviously favored by the refs. Had it not been for Welkers drop... The Pats would have won that game too.

Bottom line is I think that there is something behind the scenes going on with the Pats' organization, and the NFL; any other fan of any other team (except for Pats fans) always agree with me.

Pats are a high-profit team, of course they'd hold the league's favor

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last season before the year started we had the hardest SOS, after all said and done we were right about average

10th doesn't sound too hard TBH, especially with the saints in such dissaray and falcons without a 1st rounder as well. SOS shouldn't be too much to overcome.

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Toughest in the division again...

at least we are not ranked #1 again.

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Toughest in the division again...

at least we are not ranked #1 again.

Your post is actually innacurate. The Saints have the "toughest schedule" (if you believe in such a thing) because they won the division. It puts them with other division winners in head to head matchups.

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Your post is actually innacurate. The Saints have the "toughest schedule" (if you believe in such a thing) because they won the division. It puts them with other division winners in head to head matchups.

According to that list (even though they never seem to be accurate at the end of the year), we have the toughest schedule in the division.

We didnt win the division the year before we got the #1 ranking.

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According to that list (even though they never seem to be accurate at the end of the year), we have the toughest schedule in the division.

We didnt win the division the year before we got the #1 ranking.

Both are great points! I was just going off of what i read in an article on the ESPN mobile site this am.

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ESPN releases this every pre-season based only off of 2011, but it never factors in the new rosters for 2012. I think factoring that in we should be closer to 15-16.

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Your post is actually innacurate. The Saints have the "toughest schedule" (if you believe in such a thing) because they won the division. It puts them with other division winners in head to head matchups.

Just going off these flawed preseason SoS's, we had the tougher schedule last year and this one. This is partially predicated on the fact that we play them and they play us (them being the "tougher team" between the two of us).

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I swear Atlanta ALWAYS gets the easiest opponents.

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I'm convinced that Robert Kraft is blowing Roger. His teams always get the "favorable" calls, every game I watch The Pats are obviously favored by the refs. Had it not been for Welkers drop... The Pats would have won that game too.

Bottom line is I think that there is something behind the scenes going on with the Pats' organization, and the NFL; any other fan of any other team (except for Pats fans) always agree with me.

holy asinine opinion batman!

the league doesn't just randomly decide what team gets to play what team. there's a rotating schedule of AFC/NFC matchups and similar interconference structure. there is no room for anyone to monkey with the system. any trends that seem to allow one team to consistently play weaker opponents is simply a combination of either playing in a weak division or the fortuitous timing of teams rising and falling.

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