12 Dec 2005
Peter writes that the combination of the Steelers winning and the Jaguars, Chiefs and Chargers losing puts Pittsburgh right in the middle of the AFC wild card hunt.
Keep reading, and you'll get to this comment: "I think, if I weren't such a trusting soul, I might start to have some questions about the way Houston is losing these games. Some first draft choice questions." Is King really suggesting that the Texans are losing on purpose? That's an extraordinarily serious accusation to level, and it seems to me that if the Texans were going to lose on purpose, they wouldn't do it by going down to the wire three straight weeks.
87 comments, Last at 14 Dec 2005, 1:28am by Mikey
Possibly the closest Super Bowl matchup in history also poses the question: how much does it mean when certain aspects of an NFL team improve dramatically in the second half of the season?