I think it should count. This is coming from someone playing against Gore in the playoffs this week. Hopefully it wont be decisive like it was in your game. I'm up 11 currently playing against Chris Johnson on MNF.
Homer: [looking at watch] Two hours? Why'd they build this ghost town so far away?
Lisa: Because they discovered gold over there!
Homer: It's because they're stupid, that's why. That's why everybody does everything.