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Q: Why doesn't 3 seed play 4 seed and 5 seed play 6 seed in the football playoffs?
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What seed is Miami Dolphins?

The #3 seed ... they will play the Baltimore Ravens in the first round of the 2008 AFC playoffs.

How does the NBA tell who will face who in the playoffs?

The matchups in the NBA playoffs are based on the records in the regular season. The number one seed in each conference will play the eighth. 2 will play 7, 3 plays 6, and 4 plays 5.

Can a team that is not seeded be in the playoff?

In the playoffs, a 'seed' is a ranking. This ranking is usually done by whether a team wins its division or, if they don't win their division, by a team's regular season win/loss record. A team that does not make the playoffs is not seeded ... they don't play anymore so there is no need to 'seed' them.

Who will be in the NFL playoffs?

a bracket is set up by looking at every teams record and seeding them. there r 2 conferences the AFC and NFC.6 teams in each conference go to the playoffs. the division winners automatically make it to the playoffs. then they look at the records of the teams that didn't win their division and select the best 2 teams out of those to play the 3 and 4 seed in the first round which is called the wildcard round.the 1 and 2 seeds get to skip that round.if a team loses in the playoffs once,they're out.the second round is called the divisional round.the 1 seed would play the winner of the 4 seed and wildcard team game since that team earned it.however, if the winner of the wildcard game between the 4 seed and wildcard team is in the same division as the 1 seed they will play the 2 seed instead, forcing the 1 seed to play the winner of game between the 3 seed and wildcard team.the 3rd round is called the AFC/NFC championship. the winners of the conference championships will play each other in the superbowl,and thus we will have our winner. the playoffs are designed to see whos the best of the best.

What seed were the Pittsburgh Steelers for the 2005 playoffs?

For the 2005 playoffs, the Steelers went in as the sixth seed. They won Super Bowl XL after winning in Cincinnati, Indianapolis and Denver.

How the National Football League playoffs are formed?

Four division winners seeded 1-4. 2 wildcards seeded 5-6. Top 2 seeds get a bye, so 3 seed vs 6 seed and 4 vs 5.

What seed were the Calgary Flames in the 2004 Stanley Cup Playoffs?

The Calgary Flames were the 6th seed in the Western Conference

What seed was the 2010 Green Bay Packers?

They were the wild card team in the playoffs. They finished the reuglar season 6th seed.

What is a NFL seed and is a higher seed better or lower seed better?

Is a team in the NFL that earns a spot in the playoffs. The NFL considers the higher seed "1" and the lowest seed "6". So in theory a higher seed is better.

How do you get to the Super Bowl final?

In order to reach the Super Bowl a team must get into the playoffs. In order to get into the playoffs, a team must either win their division or finish with one of the top two records after the division leaders are determined. The 1 and 2 seeds of each conference, the NFC and AFC each get 1st round buys while the 3 seed plays the 6 seed and the 4 seed plays the 5 seed. The team must win until they are the only team left in their conference. The two conference leaders then play each other in the last game of the year, The Super Bowl. The winner are then the champions of the league.

Are the Vikings guaranteed a spot in the playoffs?

As of 2009, yes. They can drop no lower than the number four seed.

Who has home count throughout the NBA playoffs?

The number 1 ranked NBA seed not conference or division.