Can you pen them in to the NFL playoffs, if your group is 2-0? Does your staff is doomed by an start with 14 games remaining to rebound? Do two matches actually make that much of a difference??? The odds say and so does our OddsShark NFL Database.
Because 2007, 98??teams have begun 0-2. Just 12??(12.2??percent) of these flipped it about to make the playoffs one of these (that the 2008??Chargers) made it using an 8-8 record. Even the Texans and Seahawks this past year,??the Saints in 2017, the Dolphins in 2016, both the Texans and Seahawks at 2015, the??Colts from 2014, the 2013??Panthers, the??Dolphins, Chargers and Vikings at 2008,??and the 2007??Giants are the only others??– and, of course, the Giants team won the Super Bowl that year.
Beginning 2-0 does not guarantee your team a spot in the movie, and this trend was cooling off in recent seasons. However, in these 98??instances where teams started 2-0, 54??(55.1% ) made it into the postseason while 44??dropped. And among the hard-luck groups to miss the playoffs, even the 2008 Patriots neglected with an 11-5 record, therefore they failed after a 2-0 start.
Here’s a look at the groups that began either 0-2 or 2-0 because 2007: