ROTB Survivor picks: They just keep surviving!

Christian Petersen

It took a last second, game winning field goal in Miami, but both entries for survivor win for their 12th straight week each. I have to say, I am fairly certain this is the longest survivor stretch we have seen here at RotB. So congratulations to both entries. There is one minor change from last week and that is StuckinColorado finally caught KDean75 on the winning percentage tiebreaker, in fact taking a slight lead with 81/132 wins versus 83/132 wins. That number will change next week and does not guarantee the same result, if the tiebreaker comes into play next week. Good luck fellas!

The results:

KDean75 PHI CIN CHI HOU BAL TB MIN GB SD SEA ATL DEN Win % 62.88%
StuckinColorado ARI SD DAL HOU SF ATL CHI GB NO PIT NE MIA Win % 61.36%

The rules:

Pick'em Survival is relatively straightforward:

  • You pick ONE team to win each week. You don't pick every game, just one team that will win each week out of one game. If you pick a team and they fail to win, you are eliminated, with no chance to join again (it's a thrill-ride I know).
  • Another determining factor in the Survival Pick'em League is that you cannot select a single team more then once in the season. So save a "hot" team for a week of unfavourable match-ups. You are responsible to remember which teams you've used in previous weeks. I'll check your submissions leading up to game day and if I note you're using a team for a second time, I'll ask you to change. If you don't change or I don't notice until too late, your steak ends.
  • The winner of the league needs to have the longest stretch of games picked correctly. You can start your picks late, depending on a favorable match up that starts later, but be careful you don't start too late. You can also end your streak whenever you want but don't end it too early, or somebody could pass your stretch. So if Cuckoo for Coco Puffs picks week 1 through week 11 correct, then Cuckoo has lasted through 64% of the season. IfCardsIrishdoesn't start till week 3, then picks through week 17 correct, he lasted 88% of the season and he would win. If we end up with a tie, the tie breaker is the lowest winning percentage of the teams used to survive. If it's still a tie, we'll get creative.
  • You cannot skip a week once you start the streak. You miss a week your streak is done.
  • Submission are simple: post your ONE team every week. You are responsible to remember which teams you've used in previous weeks. The only deadline is to submit your pick before that game's opening kick off time, so it's feasible to party hard all weekend and still use one of the MNF teams to keep the streak going..if either of those teams haven't already been used earlier in the season.

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