TORONTO (October 23, 2017) - Below are the 105th Grey Cup playoff scenarios for Week 19:


  • Winnipeg Win OR Edmonton Loss = Winnipeg clinches second place in the division and hosts Western Semi-Final on November 12
  • Edmonton Win + Saskatchewan Loss = Saskatchewan will be the crossover team and play in the Eastern Semi-Final November 12


  • Ottawa Loss OR Tie = Toronto clinches first place in division and hosts Eastern Final on November 19


  • All six playoff berths have been determined; Calgary, Winnipeg, Edmonton, Saskatchewan, Toronto and Ottawa.
  • Calgary has will host the Western Final, Toronto and Ottawa have confirmed a home playoff date.
  • Winnipeg and Edmonton are competing for the right to host the Western Semi-Final on November 12


  • Calgary clinched first place in the West Division for the 20th time
  • Calgary has finished at the top of the West in four of the past five seasons. They have 14 division titles since the start of the 1990 season
  • Toronto who has a Week 19 bye , however they still have complete control of their destiny, a Win in Week 20 will clinch first place in the East Division or a loss or tie for Ottawa in Week 19
  • Toronto is searching for their first East Division title since 2013
  • Winnipeg have clinched a playoff berth for the second season in a row and looking to host their first playoff game since 2011

If the playoffs started today (Oct. 23) …

Western Semi-Final: Edmonton at Winnipeg
Western Final: TBD at Calgary

Eastern Semi-Final: Saskatchewan at Ottawa
Eastern Final: TBD at Toronto

Out of the playoffs: Hamilton, Montreal, BC

Lucas Barrett

Coordinator, Communications, Canadian Football League

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