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Anonymous asked in SportsFootball (American) · 9 months ago

Why do he New England patriots always have by far the easiest division in all of football?

Three teams known for being mediocre over the past decade billls jets and dolphins

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  • 9 months ago

    Plastic rugby men in tights is nothing like football.

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  • Anonymous
    9 months ago

    Because the Bills, Jets, and Dolphins are perennial doormats.

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  • 9 months ago

    Godell is patriots *****. Easy to see it how he maneuvered a.b. to them. A.Bs an idiot and gave himself away. Commissioner wont tolerate anything but yet a.b. calls the Raiders GM a cracker which is racist and nothing is done.. If it were the other way around and a.b. was called a niger cities would be burning.... Imagine that.

    • Lv 7
      9 months agoReport

      Goodell hates the Patriots.

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  • 9 months ago

    The Patriots have averaged 12.5 wins per season between 2003 and 2018. The Patriots haven't just been a decent team for a long time, they've been THE best or nearly the best team (record-wise) in each NFL regular season for 16 straight years. That's incredible considering that they're playing under the same salary cap rules as the Jets, Dolphins, Bills, and every other NFL team.

    I have a feeling that if the AFC North had been able to "trade out" the Patriots for any team in the NFC North in 2003, we'd probably now be talking about how "weak" the NFC North looked all these years (as the Pats dominated it every year) while raving about how "competitive" the AFC North would have been year-in and year-out. I believe that most NFL teams would have looked a lot like the Dolphins, Jets and Bills over the last 16 years if they had been stuck in a division with the Belichick/Brady Patriots.

    Just because teams finish close in a division yearly and one team doesn't dominate the division every year doesn't make that division any good either. The NFC North (I'll use them again as an example) might be close most years, but that entire division has produced exactly 1 (ONE) more Superbowl victory between 2003 and 2018 than the Jets, Dolphins and Bills have over that same time.

    It's not just the AFC North - the Patriots have been THAT good for THAT long.

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  • Das
    Lv 4
    9 months ago

    It wasn't intentional, but the Pats season effectively starts with the AFC playoff game.

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  • Betty
    Lv 7
    9 months ago

    Jets,Bills and Dolphins ?...surely that answers your question.

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  • 9 months ago

    The Dolphins in Miami used to be a tough match, until last Sunday Miami had won 5 of the last 6 home games.

    Jets and Dolphins are a joke, but the Bills look decent at least now.

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  • Anonymous
    9 months ago

    Personally I think they should mix up the divisions every few years, would make things more exciting.

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  • Anonymous
    9 months ago

    Mainly because of incompetent ownership. Owners who do not know how to hire competent general managers and/or coaches and who fire coaches even though it is not their fault the clubs are losing.

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  • 9 months ago

    Always? Or just the past decade? Each of the other teams has had great teams in the past. The Pats have yet to match the perfect season of the '72 Dolphins. BTW, they had the perfect pre-season that year too.

    • Lv 7
      9 months agoReport

      In all fairness, while the Dolphins dominated the early 70s, the Patriots were absolutely pathetic.  Sometimes, a Bruins hockey game drew bigger crowds.

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