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2013 NTFL Playoff Format

Superbowl Saturday playoff brackets have been released and the NTFL schedule updated.


Below are the links to the brackets for each division.

Playoff Information
 

1)    Play-Off Game Schedule and Locations

 a)    Play-off and Super Bowl venues will be determined by seeding.  The team with the higher seed shall have home field advantage.

 b)    Playoff locations and schedules shall be established by the Executive Board.

 

2)    Playoff Tie Breakers

a)    The following is a clarification on how tiebreakers are handled in the playoff seeding:

First -  Raw Winning Percentage (RWP)

RWP=(Games Won/Total Number of Games)

Second - Head to Head

Third – Strength of Schedule (SOS)

Fourth - Coin Flip

 b)    Strength of Schedule will be determined as follows:

Strength of Schedule is calculated by creating a cumulative total of the Raw Winning Percentage for all the opponents that a team has beaten during regular season games. No adjustments will be made for teams who play more or less games than another team.

 

For example:

Team A with a season record 4-3 beats the following teams:

 

Team Name

(Win-Loss Record)

RWP

Team B

(5-1)

833

Team D

(4-3)

571

Team F

(2-5)

286

Team M

(0-6)

0

Team A - Strength of Schedule

1690

 

Team E with a season record 4-3 beats the following teams:

 

Team Name

(Win-Loss Record)

RWP

Team N

(5-2)

714

Team D

(4-3)

571

Team F

(2-5)

286

Team M

(0-6)

0

Team E - Strength of Schedule

1571

 

Team A SOS=1690>Team E SOS=1571

 

i)      No scores are taken into account for Strength of Schedule; just wins and losses.