The League

THE QUESTION

Home Field Advantage?

With three out of four road teams winning this weekend, why has home field become irrelevant in the playoffs?

Posted by Emil Steiner on January 12, 2009 6:18 AM
FROM THE PANEL

Momentum Beats Location

I don't think it's as much about home field becoming meaningless as it is momentum becoming far more meaningful.

Posted by Doug Farrar, on January 12, 2009 8:26 AM

Home Sick

It's not about where you play, but how you play.

Posted by Zach Leibowitz, on January 12, 2009 6:29 AM

Was It Plaxico's Fault?

If Plaxico Burress hadn't shot himself in the leg, would the Giants still be in the playoffs?

Posted by Reader Poll, on January 12, 2009 6:13 AM

FEATURED COMMENTS

timmyboy12: These days it is a serious disadvantage to take a break and that is what you have to do if you have homefield. Football is about being in t...

DavisNYC: Home field still matters just not so much. It can't save you. It can't make you win if you are the worse team. It can help if you are on the...

yo22er: Of course there is a home field advantage. So this year they're 1-3. What is the statistical average over 20 years? (Maybe something even a ...

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