Originally written on Razzball Football  |  Last updated 11/24/12

CHARLOTTE, NC - NOVEMBER 15: Matt Ryan #2 of the Atlanta Falcons drops back to throw a pass against the Carolina Panthers during their game at Bank of America Stadium on November 15, 2009 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
If week 11 in the NFL had one name assigned to it, it would be Houdini.  The smoke and mirrors used by Houston, Dallas, Tampa Bay, and Atlanta to magically pull victories out of strait jackets is nothing short of miraculous.  The top suicide picks all managed to inch out wins in dramatically late fashion:  Matt Ryan throws five interceptions yet the Falcons fly passed the Cardinals for the win in the fourth quarter; the Texans become the first team in NFL history to win while scoring twice in overtime; the Buccaneers squeeze out a victory in overtime after a last second touchdown and two point conversion to send the game into said overtime; and the Cowboys, well, were luckier than a rabbit’s foot tripping over a four leaf clover.  What could have been the end to many suicide pools now becomes a tighter and more desperate fight to the finish of last man or woman standing. It is no coincidence that three of those four teams came back to win at home.  Let’s give the fans some credit th...
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