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Old 01-11-2009, 11:09 PM   #1753
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Default Re: AFC Divisional Playoff Game - Steelers v. Chargers 1/11/09

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Originally Posted by VTsteel View Post
since 1970 teams are 11-7 in their third meeting (after winning their 1st two).

That adage about how difficult it is to beat a time three times in a season is a myth.

18 times has a team had a chance to make it a 3 game sweep and 11 of those 18 times they succeeded (that's a 61.11% success rate).

I'm feeling good about meeting the rats next week.
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Originally Posted by Stang909 View Post
Please don't say that yet. It is extremely hard to beat a team 3 times in a row in one year. I have all the faith in the world that we will do it but we dont need to be looking past the Vultures.

I find it amazing that this myth is pushed so much and is so prevalent!
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