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NFL owners approve contingency plan for 16-team postseason

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National Football League team owners have unanimously approved a contingency plan to expand the postseason from 14 to 16 teams if regular-season games are lost due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

The contingency plan, which was mooted earlier in the month, would feature eight teams from each conference making the postseason, with four division champions and four wild-card teams in each conference.

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