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CFL Playoffs: Winnipeg Aiming To Host Western Final Nov 13, Montreal Targeting Home Playoff

109TH GREY CUP PLAYOFF SCENARIOS – WEEK 18

Winnipeg aiming to host Western Final on November 13; Montreal targeting home playoff date

TORONTO (October 3, 2022) – Week 18 playoff scenarios for the 109th Grey Cup on November 20 from Mosaic Stadium in Saskatchewan:

WEST DIVISION

  • Winnipeg WIN AND BC LOSS = Winnipeg clinches first place in the West Division and will host the Western Final on November 13 at IG Field.
  • Edmonton LOSS OR Saskatchewan WIN = Edmonton is eliminated from playoff contention.

EAST DIVISION

  • Montreal Win = Montreal clinches a home playoff date.
  • Ottawa LOSS AND Saskatchewan WIN = Ottawa is eliminated from playoff contention.

PLAYOFF PICTURE

  • Winnipeg secured a postseason berth for the sixth consecutive season in Week 13. They booked a home playoff game in Week 17.
  • 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.

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 18 SCHEDULE

  • Friday, October 7 at 7:30 p.m. ET – Saskatchewan at Hamilton
  • Saturday, October 8 at 4 p.m. ET – BC at Toronto
  • Saturday, October 8 at 7 p.m. ET – Edmonton at Winnipeg
  • Monday, October 10 at 1 p.m. ET – Ottawa at Montreal

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Mark is the founder and editor of CFL News Hub. The site was started in March of 2021. Contact him directly by emailing mark.perry@cflnewshub.com

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