2024 NFL Playoffs: Everything You Need to Know About the Postseason

Orlando, FL – Get ready football fans, because the 2024 NFL playoffs are just around the corner. Starting on January 13th and running until January 15th, the wild-card round will kick off the postseason. If you’ve resolved to watch more football this year, now is the perfect time to jump in and catch all the action.

Fourteen teams out of the 32 in the league will have a shot at claiming the prestigious Vince Lombardi Trophy. This includes the division winners as well as three wild-card teams from each conference. The Baltimore Ravens secured the top spot in the AFC with a 13-3 record, while the San Francisco 49ers took NFC supremacy with a 12-4 record. As a result, both teams will enjoy a first-round bye and home-field advantage.

The remaining seeding is determined by a combination of record and divisional standings. The teams with the second-best records in their respective divisions become the No. 2 seeds. The third and fourth seeds go to the division winners with the third- and fourth-best records. The wild-card teams, which didn’t win their divisions but had the next-best records, fill in the remaining spots from fifth to seventh.

In the NFC, the 49ers, Detroit Lions, Dallas Cowboys, Philadelphia Eagles, and Los Angeles Rams have already secured their spots in the playoffs, leaving two spots up for grabs. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have clinched the NFC South with a win over the Carolina Panthers. The 49ers and Lions have won their divisions, while the NFC East and South are still up for grabs. The New Orleans Saints, Green Bay Packers, and Seattle Seahawks all still have a chance to win the final wild card.

Over in the AFC, all seven playoff teams have been determined, with only seeding left to be decided. The Ravens, Dolphins, Kansas City Chiefs, Houston Texans, Cleveland Browns, Buffalo Bills, and Pittsburgh Steelers will represent the AFC in the playoffs. The Texans secured their spot with a win over the Indianapolis Colts, while the Bills and Steelers clinched after the Jacksonville Jaguars lost to the Tennessee Titans.

The wild-card round of the playoffs kicks off on January 13th and continues until January 15th. The divisional round will follow on January 20th and 21st, with the conference championships taking place on January 28th. Finally, Super Bowl LVIII will be held on February 11th at Allegiant Stadium, the home of the Las Vegas Raiders.

So get ready for an exciting postseason filled with thrilling matchups and intense competition. It’s time to huddle up and witness the road to the Super Bowl unfold before our eyes.