One of these days a 7-9 team is going to make the playoffs.
Do note that sometimes these weak records are enought o get a team to the Super Bowl. The 1979 Rams were 9-7 in a pitiful division, and knocked off the Cowboys and Bucs and were leading the Steelers for three quarters in the Super Bowl with their backup QB (Vince Ferragamo). They didn’t win, but no one pretended they didn’t belong there.
Remember Todd Christensen? A bunch of us had drinks with him and Lyle Alzado once at the 94th Aero Squadron Restaurant in Van Nuys.