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#1 Dilla

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Posted 17 August 2013 - 02:26 AM

Came across this just now. Anybody remember this crazy points differential scenario? Being ten at the time, the only thing I understood was that the Panthers had to outscore Green Bay. Really fun day despite coming out on the "losing" end after everything played out.

 

Starts at the @4:00 mark:

 



#2 Lilsmitty09

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Posted 17 August 2013 - 02:30 AM

NFL used to be fun. Remember when you could celebrate after a touchdown?



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Posted 17 August 2013 - 07:07 AM

that was great



#4 philw5289

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Posted 17 August 2013 - 07:09 AM

i think the point scenario still exists it just rarely is needed. And Jake Delhome is a saints Jersey. UGH



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Posted 17 August 2013 - 09:10 AM

MAN! I sure miss seeing Michael Bates' returns.



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Posted 17 August 2013 - 10:39 AM

i think the point scenario still exists it just rarely is needed. And Jake Delhome is a saints Jersey. UGH

 

 

Yep.  It is so incredibly rare.  Very exciting, though.



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Posted 17 August 2013 - 10:41 AM

That offense was on fire that year. Jeffers and Beuerlein.

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Posted 17 August 2013 - 10:42 AM

How about the GB game that year.

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Posted 17 August 2013 - 04:08 PM

Does anyone know why we had to outscore green bay? From what i remember we beat them so we shouldve had some kind of tiebreaker right?

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Posted 17 August 2013 - 04:18 PM

A quick check shows 5 teams at 8-8 of which the lions beat us and we beat packers. 

 

I guess it was just one of those "it will never happen anyway" tie breaker rules that had to be used. Still it beats a coin toss...



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Posted 18 August 2013 - 07:23 PM

That was awesome right there. Who would've thought it would be Delhomme who stopped us from getting into the postseason back then.

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Posted 18 August 2013 - 08:08 PM

That was fun, making the playoffs would have been more fun.



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Posted 18 August 2013 - 08:10 PM

I remember that game. Crazy scenario man. Even before the game ended, Buerlein was going around apologizing to the saints and explaining why we were running up the score. I still think our offense in 1999 was the best in our history. The second half of that season was so awesome and I was convinced we were a championship next year. Buerlein was lookin like Payton Manning, two 1000 yd receivers (moose and jeffers), wesley walls caught a TD on what it seemed every other drive....damn I've gotten old :) And let's not forget how hot Timmy B started that year (remember the redskins game when he was on fire before he got pulled to share the ball with Fred lane)

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Posted 18 August 2013 - 09:28 PM

Came across this just now. Anybody remember this crazy points differential scenario? Being ten at the time, the only thing I understood was that the Panthers had to outscore Green Bay. Really fun day despite coming out on the "losing" end after everything played out.

 

Starts at the @4:00 mark:

Very cool to watch!



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Posted 18 August 2013 - 09:45 PM

the OP deserves a FULL delicious pie.

 

and Jake hurt us at home when it mattered most.....again.