Before the NFL season began I wrote this and included the following statistic:
When picking NFL division winners for 2012 there is a statistic that you must know. There has been a worst-to-first turnaround in nine consecutive seasons. That means a last place team bounced back the following year to win the division. Nine teams finished in last place or tied for last in their division last season and will hope to extend the worst-to-first turnaround to 10 straight years.
It is a good time to look at the nine last place teams in 2011 and see how they are doing this season. I will rank the nine teams 1-9 (most likely to least likely) based on their chances of winning their respective division. Continue reading