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NFL Champions Under the Original Title Format: Tiebreakers

Earlier this week, I looked at the would-be NFL champions if the league never changed its 1920 rules for awarding titles. There were 74 years in league history that produced an undisputed champion. However, there have been 21 seasons that require some tiebreakers. Tiebreaker Champions Under the Original Title Format The next table shows every year in which at least two teams tied for the league’s best record. They are ordered, left to right, by SRS score. The champions (as explained below) are in bold. In 1941,…

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Undisputed NFL Champions Under the Original Title Format

Depending on your perspective, the use of a playoff system to crown a league champion is either a great idea or a terrible idea. If you are of the belief that the title should go to the best team, you may not like the playoffs. After all, the more playoff games a number one seed has to play before the Super Bowl, the lower that team’s chances are of hoisting the Lombardi Trophy at season’s end. Alternatively, you may pull for underdogs and love dramatic…

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National Championship Quarterbacks in the NFL

In this year’s NFL draft, Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston was drafted first overall to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Only four years ago, Auburn quarterback Cam Newton was drafted first overall to the Carolina Panthers. What do these two men have in common? That’s right, they both led their college teams to a national championship. Newton has thus far proved to be a very good young quarterback, often thriving in spite of his surrounding offensive talent. Winston, for his part, looks to have the makings…

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