106TH GREY CUP PLAYOFF SCENARIOS - WEEK 21

106TH GREY CUP PLAYOFF SCENARIOS - WEEK 21

Monday, October 29, 2018 — TORONTO (October 29, 2018) -- Below are the 106th Grey Cup playoff scenarios for Week 21:

WEST DIVISION

Calgary Win OR Tie = Calgary clinches first place in the West Division and will host the Western Final on November 18. In this scenario Saskatchewan will host the Western Semi-Final against the Winnipeg on November 11.

Calgary Loss = Saskatchewan clinches first place in the West Division and will host the Western Final on November 18 via tie breaker (head-to-head two wins to one loss). In this scenario Calgary will host the Western Semi-Final against Winnipeg on November 11.

EAST DIVISION

East Division playoffs are set.

CROSSOVER

BC Lions will crossover into the East Division and play the Hamilton Tiger-Cats at Tim Hortons Field on November 11.

CLINCHED:

  • Calgary Stampeders clinched a home playoff date
  • Saskatchewan Roughriders clinched a home playoff date
  • Ottawa REDBLACKS clinched the East Division title and will host the Eastern Final on November 18
  • Hamilton Tiger-Cats will host the Eastern Semi-Final on November 11 and will play the West Division crossover team, the BC Lions
  • BC Lions clinched a playoff berth and will become the West Division crossover team
  • Winnipeg Blue Bombers clinched a playoff berth and will be the visitors in the Western Semi-Final

ELIMINATED:

  • Montreal Alouettes
  • Toronto Argonauts
  • Edmonton Eskimos

NOTES

  • If Calgary wins this week they will enter the Western Final for the seventh consecutive season. Edmonton holds the record for most consecutive division finals with 10 (1973-1982)
  • BC Lions become the crossover team for the fifth time in their history – the most all time
  • If Calgary loses, they will host the Western Semi-Final for the first time since 2015
  • Hamilton will host a crossover team for the third time
Lucas Barrett Manager, Communications & Public Affairs at Canadian Football League