NFL standings are statistics to show the win, loss and tie records of NFL football teams.
This help NFL owners, general managers, teams, trainers, scouts, coaches, players and fans who want to know their teams and other teams record to determine if they can make the playoff and what selections teams will receive in the NFL draft.
There are 32 teams in the NFL with two conferences, the American Football Conference and the National Football Conference. Each of those conferences have four divisions with four teams in each division.
The American Football Conferences divisions are the AFC East, AFC West, AFC North and the AFC South.
The National Football Conferences divisions are the NFC East, NFC West, NFC North and the NFC South.
NFL standings shows: W L T Pct PA Home Road Div Conf Streak GB
- W - an abbreviation for the total number of games a team has won
- L - an abbreviation for the total number of games a team has lost
- Tie - an abbreviation for the total number of games a team has tied
- Pct - an abbreviation of the percentages of the win, loss and tie record
- PF - an abbreviation for total points scored by each team
- PA - an abbreviation for total points allowed by each team
- Home - mean the number of home games each team has won
- Road - means the number of away games each team has lost
- Div - an abbreviation for each team division record
- Conf - an abbreviation for each team conference record
- Streak - means the number of games won or lost in a row
- GB - an abbreviation for games behind the division leader
The NFL standings shows the teams who have clinch a playoffs berth
, the teams who clinch the division with home field advantage, teams who won the division and a playoff berth and the teams who have clinch a wild card playoff berth
The NFL football standings have abbreviation
for NFL team who made the playoff which are:
- x - Clinch a playoff berth
- y - Clinch a wild card playoff berth
- z - Clinch the Division and a playoff berth
- * - Clinch the Division and Home field Advantage throughout the playoff
The NFL also uses the NFL standings won, lose, and tie,
record to determine NFL teams draft position
in the next NFL Draft.