In der AFC und der NFC kommen jeweils sechs Mannschaften in die Playoffs. Wer zum Beispiel mal beim NFL Playoff Standing auf der Seite von ESPN. Der Weg zum Super Bowl führt die Teams über die NFL-Playoffs. Hier werden alle Infos und Fakten zum Spielsystem vorgestellt und erläutert. Die National Football League (NFL) Play-offs sind ein K.o.-Turnier, mit dem am Ende der Regular Season der NFL-Meister ermittelt wird. Aus beiden. Bestes Siegverhältnis in den Spielen gegen gemeinsame Gegner, mindestens vier. It was agreed that the game would be played in Chicago at Wrigley Field , but severe winter weather and fear of a low turnout forced the game to be moved indoors to Chicago Stadium. ATL — Matt Bryant yard field goal, 1: Neuer Wettbewerb für den Skills Showdown ran. Philadelphia Eagles — Game summary. Bortles completed 23 of 36 passes for yards and a touchdown, while Fournette was the leading rusher of the game with 76 yards and a touchdown and Hurns was the Jaguars' leading receiver with six receptions for 80 yards. Die jeweiligen Divisionssieger plus zwei Teams, die zwar nicht Divisionssieger geworden sind, aber die beste Bilanz vorweisen können. Sind mehrere Playoff-Plätze an mehrere Teams zu vergeben, so werden die Regeln angewandt, bis sich das erste Team qualifiziert, danach wird die Prozedur für die restlichen Teams neu gestartet. January Learn how and when to remove this template message. Viele Dinge, die heute selbstverständlich sind, waren damals noch gar nicht erfunden. Der 40 Yard Splash. Bortles completed a yard pass to Lewis that would have picked up a first down, but the team was flagged for a delay of game and Bortles was sacked by Adam Butler on the next play.
The following procedures will be used to break standings ties for postseason playoffs and to determine regular-season schedules.
Tie games count as one-half win and one-half loss for both clubs. If, at the end of the regular season, two or more clubs in the same division finish with the best won-lost-tied percentage, the following steps will be taken until a champion is determined.
Three or More Clubs: If two clubs remain tied after one or more clubs are eliminated during any step, tie-breaker re-starts at Step One of two-club format.
If three clubs remain tied after a fourth club is eliminated during any step, tie-breaker re-starts at Step One of three-club format.
If it is necessary to break ties to determine the two Wild-Card clubs from each conference, the following steps will be taken. When the first Wild-Card team has been identified, the procedure is repeated to name the second Wild-Card, i.
In situations where three or more teams from the same division are involved in the procedure, the original seeding of the teams remains the same for subsequent applications of the tie breaker if the top-ranked team in that division qualifies for a Wild-Card berth.
If ties exist in any grouping except 2 above, such ties shall be broken by strength-of-schedule. If any ties cannot be broken by strength-of-schedule, the divisional or conference tie-breakers, if applicable, shall be applied.
Any ties that still exist shall be broken by a coin flip. Clubs not participating in the playoffs shall select in the first through 20th positions in reverse standings order.
The Super Bowl winner is last and Super Bowl loser is next-to-last. The losers of the Conference Championship games shall select 29th and 30th based on won-lost-tied percentage.
The losers of the Divisional playoff games shall select 25th through 28th based on won-lost-tied percentage. The losers of the Wild Card games shall select 21st through 24th based on won-lost-tied percentage.
Kansas City is ahead of the L. New England is ahead of Houston based on head to head Jets are ahead of Oakland based on strength of victory.
New Orleans is ahead of the Los Angeles Rams based on head to head Atlanta is ahead of Washington based on head to head Washington is ahead of Carolina based on head to head Giants are ahead of Tampa Bay based on head to head Tiebreaker Rules The six postseason participants from each conference will be seeded as follows: The division champion with the best record.
The division champion with the second-best record. The division champion with the third-best record. The division champion with the fourth-best record.
The Wild Card club with the best record. The Wild Card club with the second-best record. After several minutes of pandemonium, the Vikings knelt on the extra point try to close out the victory.
Keenum completed 25 of 40 passes for yards, a touchdown and an interception. Like Keenum, Brees also finished the game of, but for yards, three touchdowns and two interceptions.
Kamara rushed for 43 yards, while also catching six passes for 72 yards and a touchdown. Following a pair of punts, Jacksonville quarterback Blake Bortles completed two passes to running back Corey Grant for 44 total yards as the team drove 76 yards in seven plays to take a 7—3 lead on a four-yard touchdown pass to tight end Marcedes Lewis on the second play of the second quarter.
Bortles completed a yard pass to Lewis that would have picked up a first down, but the team was flagged for a delay of game and Bortles was sacked by Adam Butler on the next play.
New England got the ball on their own yard line with 2: Church drew a yard penalty, and Gronkowski was escorted off for medical testing that determined that he had suffered a concussion.
Jacksonville received the second half kickoff and drove 39 yards in nine plays, with 20 yards from a reception by fullback Tommy Bohanon. Later in the period, the Jaguars advanced 66 yards in 11 plays, including 18 yards on a completion from Bortles to Marqise Lee on third-and On the second play of the fourth quarter, Lambo scored with a yard field goal, making the score 20— The game seemed to be slipping away from New England, particularly on their ensuing drive when linebacker Myles Jack forced and recovered a fumble from Dion Lewis on a trick play in which Amendola completed a forward pass to Lewis on the Jacksonville yard line.
However, the New England defense rose to the occasion and forced a three-and-out. From there, Brady completed passes to Phillip Dorsett for 31 yards and Amendola for 14 yards before finishing the drive with a nine-yard touchdown pass to Amendola, making the score 20— But over the next two plays, Bortles threw an incompletion and then fumbled the ball while being sacked by linebacker Kyle Van Noy.
Jacksonville tackle Cam Robinson recovered the fumble, but the team lost nine yards on the play, bringing up third-and New England got a key first down on third-and with an yard run by Lewis that let them run out the clock.
Brady completed 26 of 38 passes for yards and two touchdowns, Cooks was the top receiver of the game with six receptions for yards, while Amendola caught seven passes for 84 yards and two touchdowns, and also returning two punts for 24 yards.
Van Noy had nine tackles — including five solo tackles — a sack and a forced fumble. This was the first time a Super Bowl host team had appeared in the conference championship.
Although the Vikings scored with their opening drive, they were soon buried by Philadelphia, who racked up total yards and 38 unanswered points.
The Eagles had to punt on their next drive, but after moving the ball to the yard line, Keenum threw a pass that was intercepted by cornerback Patrick Robinson and returned 50 yards for a touchdown.
Following a Vikings punt, Philadelphia drove 75 yards in 12 plays to take a 14—7 lead. Jay Ajayi started the drive with two carries for 20 yards, while Nick Foles converted a third-and with an yard completion to Zach Ertz and LeGarrette Blount finished the drive with an yard rushing score on the third play of the second quarter.
But on the next play, Derek Barnett forced a fumble while sacking Keenum and defensive end Chris Long recovered the ball. Following a punt, the Eagles got the ball on their yard line with 29 seconds on the clock.
After three incomplete passes, Keenum threw a pass to Adam Thielen that was initially ruled a touchdown, but overturned to an incomplete pass after replays showed the ball had hit the ground, causing a turnover on downs.
The Eagles took over and drove 92 yards in 12 plays, including a yard completion from Foles to Nelson Agholor on third-and Foles finished the drive with a five-yard touchdown pass to Jeffery on the second play of the fourth quarter, making the score 38—7.
The Vikings had only two drives on the final period, one of them ending with a turnover on downs and another with an interception by Eagles defensive back Corey Graham.
Foles completed 26 of 33 passes for yards and three touchdowns, Ertz was the leading receiver of the game with eight receptions for 93 yards, while Jeffery caught five passes for 85 yards and two touchdowns.
Ajayi rushed for 73 yards and caught three passes for 26 yards. In contrast to the Minneapolis Miracle the week before for the Vikings, this game would garner the nickname "Minneapolis Massacre".
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CAR — Graham Gano yard field goal, 2: CAR — Graham Gano yard field goal, 0: NO — Wil Lutz yard field goal, 6: Philadelphia Eagles — Game summary.
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