Now 6 teams qualify for the playoffs in each conference- The Softball Nannie Leopard Glove Game Day Mothers Day T Shirt of each of the 4 divisions and 2 wild cards (2 best non-division winner records). So now how could a team win 14 games and still miss the playoffs? Let’s start with a ridiculous run by the NFC North. The Packers, Vikings and Bears all win their games against the AFC East (4 wins) and NFC West (4 wins). That puts them at 8–0 each. Next they defeat the Lions twice which puts them at 10 wins each. Next they win their games against NFC East opponents and NFC South Opponents which puts them at 12–0 each. Next they each win their home games against each other so that would make them 2–2 in that stretch leaving them tied at 14–2.