Tuesday, December 02, 2008

Steelers can clinch a playoff spot this weekend

Only NASA scientists are more capable than the good folks at the NFL; and when it comes to figuring out the myriad playoff possibilities for the league's teams the NFL's "scientists" are without peers.

Today the league came up with their first "playoff scenarios" for this season, and it turns out that Pittsburgh can clinch a spot in the postseason dance this weekend. Here's how:
  • Steelers beat Dallas
  • Miami loses at Buffalo
  • New England loses at Seattle
  • Steelers beat Dallas
  • Miami ties Buffalo
  • New England loses at Seattle
  • N.Y. Jets lose at San Francisco
Neither scenario has us rushing out to purchase champagne, but it is nice to know that the Steelers are getting close.