NFL competitors committee to suggest 16-team playoff situation as pandemic contingency plan, sources say

The NFL competitors committee expects to current a decision to homeowners that features a 16-team playoff situation within the occasion video games are misplaced due to the coronavirus pandemic, league sources informed ESPN’s Chris Mortensen.

The contingency plan — which might turn out to be extra probably as bye weeks disappear — would characteristic eight playoff groups from every convention.

The competitors committee met through video convention Monday, in accordance with sources.

The contingency, if essential, would take 4 division champions and 4 wild-card groups from each the AFC and NFC. The playoff seeds could be 1 vs. 8, 2 vs. 7, 3 vs. 6 and 4 vs. 5.

NFL group homeowners already had authorised a plan in March to expand the postseason to 14 teams starting with the 2020 season. That plan elevated the variety of wild-card groups per convention to a few, up from two.

Info from ESPN’s Kevin Seifert was used on this report.

Related Articles

Open-World Third-Particular person Dungeons and Dragons RPG In Improvement

Hidden Path Leisure, the studio that labored with Valve to develop Counter-Strike: International Offensive, is engaged on a "AAA, third-person, open-world fantasy RPG that...

PlayStation Plus Is on a Scorching Streak

On this week's episode of IGN's PlayStation present, Podcast Past!, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Brian Altano and Tom Marks to dive into...

Dembele, Pique 8/10 as Barca rally from two-goal first-leg deficit to achieve Copa del Rey closing

Barcelona produced a outstanding comeback to beat Sevilla 3-0 after extra-time at Camp Nou on Wednesday, turning round a two-goal first-leg deficit to make...

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Stay Connected

21,176FansLike
2,507FollowersFollow
0SubscribersSubscribe
- Advertisement -

Latest Articles

Open-World Third-Particular person Dungeons and Dragons RPG In Improvement

Hidden Path Leisure, the studio that labored with Valve to develop Counter-Strike: International Offensive, is engaged on a "AAA, third-person, open-world fantasy RPG that...

PlayStation Plus Is on a Scorching Streak

On this week's episode of IGN's PlayStation present, Podcast Past!, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Brian Altano and Tom Marks to dive into...

Dembele, Pique 8/10 as Barca rally from two-goal first-leg deficit to achieve Copa del Rey closing

Barcelona produced a outstanding comeback to beat Sevilla 3-0 after extra-time at Camp Nou on Wednesday, turning round a two-goal first-leg deficit to make...

The various states of NCAA match Bracketology

By Joe Lunardi Up to date: 3/3/2021 at 12:10 a.m. ETThe NCAA match we misplaced final season has been discovered -- and shall be...

AMD Publicizes Its Midrange Radeon RX 6700 XT, Prices $479

With Nvidia rolling out its RTX 3060 earlier final week, it was inevitable AMD would reply in type with a midrange graphics card of...