NFC West may prompt overreaction
A 7-9 team in the playoffs might lead to an unnecessary format change
The NFC West, made up of pro football's bad seeds, may have done more damage this season than it can imagine.
With odds favoring a 7-9 team winning the division, the NFC West gave more ammunition to those who want to re-seed the playoffs, taking a home playoff game away from a division winner and giving it to a wild-card team with a better record. Rich McKay, co-chairman of the Competition Committee, wants re-seeding, but he's been able to get only 18 votes. The NFL requires 24 to pass such ...
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