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Does a Game 3 Blowout Foreshadow a Disaster Season?

The answer is not neccesarily, as much as the doom and gloomers want to desperately believe it automatically does. Here's some research, back to 2008. For this exercise, I considered a blowout as more than a 2 TD loss. Interesting is that they have become less a predictor of season success the last 2 years. What does that mean for 2012? Who knows. 2008: Cleve, KC, Was Oak all suffered such losses, all were 5-11 or worse. 2009: Buff and Oak, were 5-11, and 6-10. 2010: Indy(10-6), SD(9-7), Cinn(4-12), Dallas(6-10), Pitt(12-4) 2011: Oak(8-8), SF(13-3), Atl(10-6), NE(13-3). No team that had such a loss had a losing record. And the Giants lost by 14, and won the Superbowl, against another such team, NE. Might be another stat that is highly overrated as an accurate Season predictor.

This is a FanPost and does not necessarily reflect the views of Arrowhead Pride's writers or editors. It does reflect the views of this particular fan though, which is as important as the views of Arrowhead Pride writers or editors.

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