Sports Illustrated’s Andrew Perlofftweeted Monday, via Dan Patrick onThe Dan Patrick Show, that “the NFL will add a wild card team in both conferences.”
If that occurs, 14 of the league’s 32 teams would qualify for the postseason — seven in each conference. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said during October league meetings that such a change would lead to three games in each conference on wild-card weekend (currently, there are two), presumably with the No. 1 overall seeds receiving byes.
However, a league spokesman says "there's been no such decision."