The stats are quite striking - if you start 0-3 there is very little chance you make the playoffs (not sure what the stat is exactly but I know 0-2 it is 13%). Three teams have already made drastic changes to their teams in an attempt to salvage something from this season.
San Francisco : fires OC Jimmy Raye a day after he got a vote of confidence from Coach Mike Singletary
Buffalo : releases 3rd year QB Trent Edwards
Carolina : starts rookie QB Jimmy Clausen
Here's a quote from Carolina coach John Fox "We are what we are, and that's what I'm trying to change so we're not that." (LA Times)
Check out the article in the LA Times here