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12 Team Playoff starting in the 2026 season

Hoganman1

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I'm curious as tp how a 12 team playoff would work. Would the top four teams get a bye? Otherwise, it would go 12 to 6 and 6 to 3. The math doesn't work that way.
 

Blitzkrieg

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I hate it. At least make it either an 8 or 16 team playoff. Under a 12 game format the top 4 seeded teams get a bye. This is a HUGE advantage in football.
 

markymark550

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I thought the top 4 conference champions get a bye in this new system? I'm good with expanding the playoff, but the top 4 teams should get a bye, regardless of if they're conference champions. I don't particularly care for byes in a playoff though. Imo, no team should get that much of an advantage in the playoffs.
 

Cockyandproud

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I think this is just the step before 16 or more. This is a huge money making opportunity, and they won't pass it up for long.

Personally, I like it. I think we we will be in this playoff in a few years.
 

Hoganman1

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I'm curious as tp how a 12 team playoff would work. Would the top four teams get a bye? Otherwise, it would go 12 to 6 and 6 to 3. The math doesn't work that way.
Well, I see now the top four get byes. I like this. I think a big plus is we won't have as many top players sitting out of the bowl games.
 
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