Beating a Team Three Times in One Season: Easier Done Than Said

Posted: 3rd January 2010 by Will Holt in NFL
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All week, you will hear the self-proclaimed experts tell you it is difficult to beat a team three times in one season. They will sit in their fancy studios and use that logic to explain why the Eagles are going to beat Dallas next weekend. Clearly, these pundits of prognostication do not have access to the Internet. If they did, they could do some research and realize that since the NFL merger in 1970, the team that won the previous two meetings against its divisional rival has a 12-7 record. This situation occurred last year when the Pittsburgh Steelers faced the Baltimore Ravens in the AFCáChampionship. The Steelers got the best of their divisional foe twice in the regular season by a combined seven points. With a trip to the Super Bowl on the line, the Steelers completed the trifecta a ...

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