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What Does Waiving Randy Moss Mean for Vikings?

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The Vikings cut Moss and even though his individual stats did not show him contributing much, his presence did seem to open things up considerably for Percy Harvin in recent weeks.  With Moss cut, the Vikings’ chances of making the playoffs dropped from 39.3 to 30.2%.   Thirty percent is still very high considering they are just 2-5.  With Sidney Rice back in coming weeks and an easier schedule the Vikings are still in contention for the playoffs, believe it or not.

NFC NORTH (Before Cut)
WIN
LOSS
%
DIV%
PLAYOFF%

Green Bay Packers
9.9
6.1
61.9%
67.8%
80.7%

Minnesota Vikings
8.3
7.7
51.9%
22.6%
39.3%

Chicago Bears
7.5
8.5
46.9%
9.5%
15.8%

Detroit Lions
4.8
11.2
30.0%
0.2%
0.5%

 
 
 
 
 
 

NFC NORTH (After Cut)
WIN
LOSS
%
DIV%
PLAYOFF%

Green Bay Packers
10.0
6.0
62.5%
73.7%
84.0%

Minnesota Vikings
8.0
8.0
50.0%
15.7%
30.2%

Chicago Bears
7.6
8.4
47.5%
10.4%
17.6%

Detroit Lions
4.8
11.2
30.0%
0.3%
0.5%

 
 
 
 
 
 

MINNESOTA VIKINGS
WIN
LOSS
%
DIV%
PLAYOFF%

w/o Randy Moss
8.3
7.7
51.9%
22.6%
39.3%

w/ Randy Moss
8.0
8.0
50.0%
15.7%
30.2%

Difference
-0.3
0.3
-1.9%
-6.9%
-9.1%