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The four divisions in each conference.6 teams from each conference makes the playoffs the four division winners get playoff spots.then the 2 best teams not including the division winners in the whole conference get wildcard spots.The 2 best teams in each conference get a week off in the playoffs and a automatic home game, while the overall best team in the conference gets all their games at home not including the Super Bowl. Unless the Super Bowl is in their stadium, which is possible to happen.

Match-ups are based on records.Wild card Round: Team with 6th best VS Team with 3rd best record Team with 5th best VS team with 4th best record 1st best record and 2nd best record get week off.

Divisional Round: Team with lowest record faces Team with best record, Team with 2nd best record faces the other.

Championship: 2 Teams that win divisional round best record team gets Home Field Advantage if team without home field losses in the previous round, teams that win advance to the Super Bowl.

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Q: How are NFL Divisional playoff teams and Wildcard teams determined?
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