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    Stumbled over kind of a fun little thing yesterday. Chris Russo, a sports talk host for wfan in new york, has a book about the "greatest sports arguments." One of the categories are those sports records that will never be broken--top of the list is "The Perfect NFL Season." Book was in 2003, I think, and he makes the perfectly valid points you'd expect about how hard, nearly impossible, it would be to achieve ever again.

    Pats aren't there yet, but a fun thing to read.
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    The record is by definition unbreakable. You can only tie an undefeated season, you can't best it.

    Kind of like the whole "Magic well water: eternal life or you money back" sort of deal.
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    19>17......
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    Well, right. The idea of it was that an undefeated season wouldn't happen again.
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    A perfect season may happen this season. A winless season may happen this season.

    But one record that will never occur is a 0-0-16 season, I bet my account on it.
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    The record can't be broken. However the sports argument of the best undefeated season based on the records compiled by the teams is a good sports argument.
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    That is the point I was trying to make
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    If an infinite number of monkeys play for an infinite number of seasons, eventually all possible records will be met. This seems to be the guiding philosophy of the Jets.
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    19/19 = 17/17
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    That is true also.

    So is 19>17.

    Babe Ruth hit 60 HRs in 158 games.

    Roger Maris broke the HR in a season mark by hitting 61 in 162.

    ........don't even mention the "asterisk" argument, please. :D
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