3rd, 4th, 5th don't matter to me and I'm sure it doesn't bother Pop either. He always likes the role of the underdog. Besides, put up or shutup comes in the playoffs. Anything else is considered as 'pre-season'.
"I'm always amazed to hear of victims so badly mutilated that they have to be identified by their dental records. What I can't understand is, if they don't know who you are, how do they know who your dentist is?" - Paul Merton