The teams were: * Chargers * Ravens * Colts * Patriots * Jets * Chiefs
The teams the have the highest seeds get home field advantage. During the playoffs the teams with the highest seeding after the season gets home field advantage throughout the postseason. In the Super Bowl, home field advantage alternates each year between the NFC and the AFC.
There are four divisions in each of the two conferences in the NFL. The eight division winners make the playoffs and the teams with the two best records in each conference that did not win their division make the playoffs as 'wildcards'.
The teams that are playing in the NFL playoffs are colts, chargers, titans, steelers, ravens, dolphins, eagles, vikings, falcons, cardinalds, giants, and the panthers.
1970, the first year of play after the AFL-NFL merger. Each conference had three divisions and each division winner made the playoffs along with one wildcard team. The first teams to make the playoffs as a wildcard were the Detroit Lions in the NFC and the Miami Dolphins in the AFC.
The last time that two teams from the AL Central both made the playoffs was 2006, where the Minnesota Twins won the division and the Detroit Tigers took the Wild Card.
NFC - Saints / Packers AFC - Ravens / Jets
The two teams with the best records from the NFC and the AFC that didn't win their divisions still make the playoffs. These teams enter the playoffs as wild-card teams instead of division champions.
On January 15, 2006, the Steelers defeated the Indianapolis Colts in the AFC Divisional playoffs, 21-18.
Yes. In 2006, The Eagles, Cowboys, and Giants all made the playoffs from the NFC East. Also, in 2011, the Ravens, Steelers, and Bengals made the playoffs from the AFC North.Actually in 1994 when there were only 3 divisions 4 teams from the NFC Central made the playoffs, Minnesota 3 Green Bay 4 Detroit 5 and Chicago 6
The New Orleans Saints in the NFC and the Indianapolis Colts in the AFC.
Well, there are four division leaders from the AFC, and four leaders from the NFC. Then there are four wild cards that play the number 3 and four division leaders. The number 1 and 2 division leaders get a bye. Two teams from the AFC and two teams from the NFC gain a 1st round bye
In its current structure, the NFL has 4 Wild Card (non-division winners) teams advance to the Playoffs each year, 2 from the NFC, and 2 from the AFC.