Report: NFL Owners Confirm Expanded Playoffs Following the 2020 Season
March 31, 2020 10:59AM PDT
It’s official, after owners met and voted on today’s teleconference, there will be an expanded playoffs following the 2020 season.
The NFL owners have confirmed, via a vote on today’s teleconference, that there will be expanded playoffs after the 2020 season, source said. Expected and now official. One more team per conference.
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 31, 2020
The league will expand its postseason from 12 teams to 14 teams. According to reports, changing the playoff format required approval from three-quarters of the 32 NFL owners.