A seed is a competitor or team in a sport or other tournament who is given a preliminary ranking for the purposes of the draw. Players/teams are "planted" into .
A wild card is a tournament or playoff berth awarded to an individual or team that fails to qualify .. This means that the wild-card with the best record got a seed as high as #2 (if that team is in the same division as the . Since , the top six teams from each conference qualify for the playoffs, with the #1 & #2 seeds in each.
The top seed is the player the tournament committee deems the strongest player in the field. He and the second seed are placed at opposite ends of the draw so.
Division winners are not guaranteed a top-three seed or even home-court Hakeem Olajuwon and company entered the playoffs as a six seed but were.
That would mean that this year's top seeds, the New Orleans Saints in After , the Green Bay Packers became the first sixth seed to win.
The Texans also can't catch the Chargers or Chiefs at this point, so they would be the sixth seed if they lose to the Jaguars and Colts-Titans.
Here are the 12 teams we are projecting to make the playoffs, plus Projections: Steelers choke away AFC North, NFC sixth-seed up for . The computer is projecting the Rams as the second seed in the NFC, which means.
If the regular season ended right now, here's how the top six would look in each NFL playoff picture: AFC, NFC seeds through Week 16 combined with the Steelers' loss Sunday, means they will win the division with a.