Can Giants make playoffs at 8 8?

Asked By: Irakli Cillero | Last Updated: 29th April, 2020
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The Giants' 2-7 record in the conference makes that a virtually impossible path. So the division remains the most likely road to the playoffs -- even though it's still not likely at all. But believe it or not, there is one scenario (at least) where the Giants can win the division at 8-8 and on a tie-breaker.

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Regarding this, can an 8 8 team make the playoffs?

Aside from the 1982 strike-shortened season, which had two 4-5 teams in the postseason, there have been 12 teams with 8-8 records or worse go to the playoffs in the league's history. Some of them actually ended up winning in the postseason!

One may also ask, who is number 8 on the New York Giants? Kyle Lauletta

Also know, do Giants have a chance at playoffs?

According to PFF, the Giants are slated for 7.3 wins with a 22.4-percent chance to make the playoffs and a 13.7-percent chance to win the division. The Giants are a longshot for the Super Bowl at 0.8 percent.

Can the NY Giants make the playoffs 2019?

In conclusion, the Giants will not make the playoffs as expected, but their younger players will receive very beneficial playing time, making 2020 a more competitive campaign.

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Has an 8 8 team ever won the Superbowl?

Has an 8-8 NFL team ever won the Super Bowl? Unfortunately for all those . Two 9-7 teams have made the Super Bowl and lost: Los Angeles Rams, Super Bowl XIV.

How many 8 8 teams have made the playoffs?

The History of 8-8 Playoff Teams
Louis Rams and Minnesota Vikings, the 1999 Detroit Lions and Dallas Cowboys, and the 1990 New Orleans Saints all got to the postseason with 8-8 records. The 1985 Cleveland Browns, the 1991 New York Jets, the 2008 San Diego Chargers, and the 2011 Denver Broncos did it in the AFC.

What if all NFL teams went 8 8?

Originally Answered: What would happen if every NFL team ended the season at 8-8? First, a team from each division would be selected as the division winner. This would be done and would result in a tie break. It goes through common games, division games, then gets to points scored, and then finally ends at coin toss.

Has a 7 9 team made the playoffs?

The 2010-2011 Seattle Seahawks made the NFL playoffs with a losing record of 7 wins and 9 losses. They were the first NFL team to make the playoffs with a losing record in a non-strike season. They are organized by year, team and win-loss record.

Who has the most playoff losses in NFL history?


The following is a listing of all 32 current National Football League (NFL) teams ranked by their playoff win-loss percentage, accurate as of the end of Super Bowl LIV.

Playoffs.
Rank 1
Team New England Patriots
GP 58
Won 37
Lost 21

Has a 9 7 team win the Superbowl?

In the playoffs, the Giants defeated the Atlanta Falcons, Green Bay Packers, and the San Francisco 49ers to win the NFC championship. With a 9–7 record, the Giants became the third NFL team to win fewer than 10 games in a 16-game season, and reach the Super Bowl. but became the first of the three to win the Super Bowl.

Who has the worst record in NFL history?

St. Louis managed just 175 points all season, which was 35 points more than the 1992 Seattle Seahawks — the worst scoring offense in league history.

Has an NFL team ever won a division with a losing record?

2 Answers. The most recent appears to be the 2010 Kansas City Chiefs, who won their division with a 10-6 record, but only going 2-4 in-division. Between the NFL Merger in 1970 and the NFL Division Realignment in 2002, the following teams have won their division with a losing division record: San Francisco 49ers (1971)

Can Giants win wild card?

The two wild card teams in each league will face each other in a one-game playoff, the winner advancing to meet the number one seed in the Division Series.

Teams' NLDS records as NL wild-card qualifiers.
NL Team Series Record
San Francisco Giants 2–1
St. Louis Cardinals 2–1
Washington Nationals 1–0
combined 13–11

Are Giants eliminated?


The Giants were eliminated last weekend from any chance to win the NFC East. With the Giants now officially eliminated, there aretwo main things to keep an eye on over the last two weeks: Entering Sunday's game, the Giants held the No. 9 pick.

Who will be the MLB wild card teams?

Combined postseason series record as wild-card winners
Wild-card team Series record* Playoff losses
St. Louis Cardinals 5–2 2001 NLDS, 2012 NLCS
Tampa Bay Rays 2–3 2011 ALDS, 2013 ALDS, 2019 ALDS
Texas Rangers 0–1 2012 ALWC
Toronto Blue Jays 2–1 2016 ALCS

Can the Giants win the NFC East?

Giants and Cowboys split. 1 win and 1 loss. The Giants match-up well against all teams in their division and that division record will be the deciding factor. The Giants finish the season 12-4 and clinch the NFC East.

How many wins do you need to make the NFL playoffs?

To earn a standard playoff spot you need to have the most wins in your division. Each conference also has 2 “wildcard" spots, given to the two teams with the most wins who aren't division leaders. This means 6 teams from each conference make the playoffs, for a total of 12 across the entire league.

How many teams do you play in the playoffs?


The top four teams in a league make the playoffs. These four are comprised of the two division champions and two wild-card teams. Division champions are the teams that win the league divisions. The next two teams according to the tiebreaker below are the wild card teams.

Can the Jets make the playoffs?

Explore the 2019 N.F.L. playoff picture like an expert. There are 2 different ways the season could end. Explore them all.

Dec. 29, 2019 Updated 11:26 p.m. ET.
Team Jets ✗
Record 7-9
Make playoffs 0%
Win division 0%
Round 1 bye 0%

Who leads the NFC West?

2019 NFL Standings: Division
American Football Conference
AFC East W Strk
NFC West W Strk
49ers SF Z 13 W2
Seahawks SEA X