Let's do it again! Footballguys Playoff Challenge 2; Divisional Round

The Footballguys Playoff Challenge was a massive success last week so we now bring you the Footballguys Playoff Challenge 2; Divisional Round. This contest has a $10,000 grand prize and deep payouts. Plus all the excitement and perfect simplicity of the original playoff challenge format: no draft, no salary cap, no convoluted rules. Just pick 8 players and let 'em ride to the Superbowl. Still just a $35 entry fee!

Grand Prize
Prize Pool
Entry Fee
Roster Lock

Saturday, January 11 at 4:30pm ET

Format / Roster

No draft or salary cap. Just choose any 8 players as per rules below


Contest runs starting with the Divisional Round ending with the Superbowl

Footballguys Playoff Challenge 2 Details

Duration:The Footballguys Playoff Challenge 2 starts on January 11, 2019 with the Divisional Weekend games and runs the length of the NFL playoff season ending on February 2 with the Superbowl
Entry Fee:$35 per team
Contest Capacity:Maximum of 2,000 entries
Guaranteed Prizes:$10,000 Grand Prize and $61,250 in total guaranteed prizes paying down to 350th place
Scoring:FFPC scoring rules are in effect. Contest runs from Divisional Weekend of the NFL playoffs thru the Super Bowl. Each week’s score will be added to your team’s total which will accumulate for the duration of the contest. Super Bowl points will count as DOUBLE the points toward each team’s total.
Format:There is no draft. Simply select your roster as described below. This will be your roster for the entire duration of the contest.
Roster Requirement:Each team will consist of eight (8) NFL players in a FFPC starting roster format. Choose 8 of the following: 1-QB, 2-RB, 2-WR, 1-TE, 2-Flex, 1-K, 1-D (Flex can be RB, WR or TE)
Roster Lock:All rosters will be locked on Saturday, January 11, 2020 at 4:30pm ET. No further roster adjustments will be allowed even for players whose games start at a later time. There is no free agency or any roster adjustments allowed for the duration of the contest.
Important Rule:Each team will choose eight (8) players from any of the 8 NFL playoff teams but ONLY ONE PLAYER PER TEAM.
To be clear, if you choose Patrick Mahomes as your QB, you may NOT have any more Chiefs players on your roster, including Kicker & Defense.
Scoring System Overview:4 pts for passing TDs
6 pts for non-passing TDs scored in any way by an individual player
1 pt for every 20 yards passing
-1 point for every interception thrown
1 point for every 10 yards rushing or receiving
1 pt per reception for RBs and WRs (or QB)
1.5 pt per reception for TEs
2 points for 2-pt conversion
1 point for PAT conversion
3 points for every FG of 1 - 30 yards plus .1 point for every yard thereafter
1 pt for D/ST sack, 2 pts for all turnovers
6 pts for all D/ST touchdowns
2 points for every return after a blocked/failed extra point or failed two-point try (i.e. on an interception or fumble)
5 pts for every safety
12 points for every shutout
8 points for allowing between 1 – 6 points
5 points for allowing between 7 – 10 points

See Official Rules for complete scoring details

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