109TH GREY CUP PLAYOFF SCENARIOS – WEEK 20

109TH GREY CUP PLAYOFF SCENARIOS – WEEK 20

Toronto takes aim at hosting Eastern Final; BC eyeing home playoff date

TORONTO (October 17, 2022) – Week 20 playoff scenarios for the 109th Grey Cup on November 20 from Mosaic Stadium in Saskatchewan:

WEST DIVISION

  • BC WIN OR Calgary LOSS = BC clinches second place and will host the Western Semi-Final on November 6 at BC Place.

EAST DIVISION

  • Toronto WIN = Toronto clinches first place and will host the Eastern Final on November 13 at BMO Field.
  • Hamilton WIN and Saskatchewan LOSS = Hamilton clinches third place and will play in the Eastern Semi-Final on November 6.
  • Hamilton WIN OR Saskatchewan WIN = Ottawa eliminated from playoff contention.

PLAYOFF PICTURE

  • Winnipeg secured a postseason berth for the sixth consecutive season in Week 13. In Week 18, they earned the right to host the Western Final at IG Field on November 13.
  • Toronto clinched a home playoff date for the second-straight season in Week 16.
  • Calgary secured a playoff appearance for a club record 17th straight season in Week 16. The streak is tied for fourth-longest in CFL history.
  • BC clinched its first playoff berth since 2018 in Week 16.
  • Montreal clinched a home playoff date in Week 19, making it the team’s third consecutive postseason appearance.

CROSSOVER RULE

If the fourth-place team in division A – A4 – has more points than the third-place team in division B – B3 (they cannot be tied), A4 will cross over and take the place of B3 in terms of playoff seeding. A4 will then compete against B2 in the division B semi-final.

WEEK 19 SCHEDULE

  • Friday, October 21 at 7 p.m. ET – Ottawa at Hamilton
  • Friday, October 21 at 9:45 p.m. ET – BC at Edmonton
  • Saturday, October 22 at 4 p.m. ET – Toronto at Montreal
  • Saturday, October 22 at 7 p.m. ET – Calgary at Saskatchewan
Lucas Barrett Senior Director, Communications & Public Affairs,, Canadian Football League

 

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