The NFL playoffs will be starting the next weekend on January 15-17. There are now 14 teams who have been eliminated, while 11 teams have already dropped for the playoff spot. Only three playoff spots are left, and seven different teams are fighting for it. This article will discuss the current NFL Playoff Bracket to give you the most precise picture of the NFL Playoffs.
The seven teams from AFC and the NFL will make up to the NFL postseason. According to the new NFL format, 43.75% of the teams will be participating in the postseason play, while the final three spots will be filled by the Wild Card teams of the NFL. Below, we will mention the complete NFL Playoff Bracket for 2022.
|2||Kansas City Chiefs|
|5||New England Patriots|
|6||Los Angeles Chargers|
|1||Green Bay Packers|
|2||Los Angeles Rams|
|3||Tampa Bay Buccaneers|
|6||San Francisco 49ers|
NFL Playoff Schedule 2022
The most accurate schedule for NFL Playoff 2022 is listed below. You will find all the relevant information related to NFL Playoff Schedule on our platform.
Super Wild Card Weekend: January 15-17
January 15 (Saturday)
(5) Raiders at (4) Bengals: 4:30 p.m. ET (NBC)
(6) Patriots at (3) Bills: 8:15 p.m. ET (CBS)
January 16 (Sunday)
(7) Eagles at (2) Buccaneers: 1 p.m. ET (Fox)
(6) 49ers at (3) Cowboys: 4:30 p.m. ET (CBS and Nickelodeon)
(7) Steelers at (2) Chiefs: 8:15 p.m. ET (NBC)
January 17 (Monday)
(5) Cardinals at (4) Rams: 8:15 p.m. ET (ABC/ESPN)
Divisional Round: January 22-23
Conference Championships: January 30
Super Bowl 56: Feb 13
Where would Super Bowl LVI be Played
The Super Bowl LVI will be played on Sunday, February 13, 2022, at SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles, California. The NFL Selection Committee has selected this location due to the excellent seating capacity, weather, and hotel accommodations in the nearby area.
Moreover, the NFL has also disclosed the location for the next four seasons according to the rules and regulations. Remember, if you haven’t purchased the NFL Super Bowl LVI ticket yet, and then do it right away from the official NFL marketplace Ticketmaster as there are only limited seats and packages left.
How many teams get a bye in the NFL Playoffs?
A total number of two teams will get a bye under the new playoff format defined by NFL. Due to the expansion of the Wild Card Round, the No 2 vs. No 7 seed matchup in both AFC and NFC is a must. Apart from the scenario mentioned above, the top two seeds in each conference will get a bye in the Wildcard round.
How Do the NFL Playoffs Work?
As we have discussed earlier, there will be a total of seven qualified teams from each AFC and NFC conference to make the playoffs. There are four different divisions in each conference; the winner from each division will qualify for the playoffs. The AFC and NFC conferences do not compete until the final Super Bowl game.
We have tried our utmost to explain the current NFL playoff system briefly so that you can develop a better understanding of it. The two teams with the highest number of seeds from each conference will get byes. If somehow the match is tied, the final playoff seeding will be determined by the NFL tie-breaking rules.
When do the NFL Playoffs start in 2022?
The NFL Playoffs 2022 will start on Saturday, January 15, with two Wild Card Games. In these three days of fun, there will be a total of six games that will be played in this duration. The Wild Card Weekend will end on January 17. The Playoffs will run continuously until the final Super Bowl LVI on February 13, 2022.