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Undefeated or winless in the preseason: Does it matter?

Undefeated or winless in the preseason: Does it matter?

Hyped by on August 31, 2014 Website: www.statsontapp.com

Last Thursday saw the final games of the 2014 NFL preseason. Ten-man practice squads are being announced, just a day after teams made decisions on their 53-man rosters. It’s on to the regular season as the Seattle Seahawks and Green Bay Packers kick-off the 2014 campaign on Thursday.

Before we leave the ’14 preseason, there’s one question… does having a great (undefeated) preseason give us any insight to how well a team will play when the real games begin? Conversely, if a team goes winless in the preseason will that spell disaster when they play their 16-game schedule?

First, let’s look at this year’s preseason. Three teams went undefeated: Baltimore, Minnesota and the New York Giants. Two teams were winless: Dallas and Indianapolis. Again, is this any precursor to how these team will fare in the regular season? Time will tell.

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