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Eastern's postseason omission not necessarily a bad thing

Crunch Time


November 23, 2017

So, in the end, the Eastern Washington University football team’s bid for another postseason appearance falls short.

I should be joining the multitudes in Eagle Nation screaming “We got hosed” after Eastern was rejected for an at-large selection in the upcoming Football Championship Subdivision playoffs. After all, I think we did get hosed, and by all of the metrics presented since Sunday’s selection show, we probably did.

Eastern finished the season ranked 17th in the STATS FCS Top-25 poll while Northern Arizona — who finished with an identical 7-4 overall and 6-2 Big Sky records...

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