What Is A Wild Card Football Game
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Tiebreaking ProcedureThe NFL uses a complex tiebreaking procedure to determine the wild-card winners in the event of a tie in the regular-season standings. The first tiebreaker step is the head-to-head record between the two teams in question. If the two teams either did not play each other in the regular season or played two games and tied, the tiebreaker is the division record of the two teams. If the teams are from different divisions, the record within the conference is used to break the tie. It should not be used as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. LIVESTRONG is a registered trademark of the LIVESTRONG Foundation. Moreover, we do not select every advertiser or advertisement that appears on the web site-many of the advertisements are served by third party advertising companies.