Originally Posted by Anyong Bluth
Actually totally worth a view, and not terribly long.
The NFL Schedule Is A Joke: http://youtu.be/sATyhrRKLjI
Easiest schedule for upcoming season:
(Though this is skewed because everyone else in the division made the playoffs - including the team with the easiest schedule for 2013 - the
Anyway, watch it.
I still hold that the playoff set up is an intrinsic flaw with the system.
A 12 (soon to be 14) team bracket, split into two conferences with preference given to eight division winners and four "wild cards" with seedings based on league record.
There's no consistency in the logic. Either give me a playoff with the 12 best teams regardless of conference affiliation and division rankings, or actually make the playoffs two true conference tournaments with the best six teams determined solely by conference record rather than weight division winners by overall league win/loss record if such a system allows a division champion to have a non-winning record against teams in their own division.
Chiefs 2016 Opponents:
Home: JAX, TEN, NO, TB, NYJ. Away: HOU, IND, ATL, CAR, PIT
Chiefs 2017 Opponents:
Home: BUF, MIA, PHI, WSH, AFC North. Away: NE, NYJ, NYG, DAL, AFC South