The team owners of the NFL voted in favor of expanding the Playoffs in a conference call they held this day, adding a team to the settings of each conference.
The postseason will now be played with four winners from each division in each conference, as well as three wild card teams in each conference.
The best-sown organization will gain not only the home advantage in the Playoffs, but also the only week of rest in this phase.
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The first weekend of the Playoffs It will include six games, with six division winners hosting six wild card teams. There are expected to be three games on Saturday and three on Sunday of the first weekend of the postseason.
Although some have criticized that the expanded postseason could dilute the regular season, it was an easy call for owners, as the two additional playoff games will bring in significant television revenue.