Round 1 / Week 13
The Legion of Defense Playoffs begin in Week 13 with the Wild Card Game. The Week 13 Wild Card Game pits the Premier Division Wild Card (#2 Premier Division team by standings) against the League Wild Card (highest total points scorer among remaining 8 teams – non Division Champions). This Year it’s Battering Rams vs Suspension Freaks. All other teams have a BYE in Week 13, and the Championship Tournament and the Play-In Bracket both begin in Week 14.
Round 2 / Week 14 – 16
The Championship Tournament
Through a season filled with dog fights grouped mostly within their divisions, from the ash-heap has risen the the 4 toughest, smashmouth defenses in the league, ready to compete in a 3 week (wks 14-16) single round robin tournament. The last 4 gladiators left in the arena, ready to face off until one remains. The top 2 finishers will face each other in the League Championship in Week 17 – The Legion Bowl. The top 3 finishers will be placed into the 2017 Premier Division. The 4th place finisher will play the winner of the play-in bracket in the Week 17 Premier Bowl for the final 2017 Premier Division spot
The Week 17 League Championship will be held between the #1 and #2 finishers of the Championship Tournament. The #1, #2, and #3 finishers of the Championship Tournament will each receive a slot in the 2017 Premier Division.
The Premier Bowl features the winner of the Play-In Bracket vs the 4th place finisher of the Championship Tournament. The winner will receive the fourth and final slot in the 2017 Premier Division.
Play-In Bracket – Weeks 14-16
The winner of the Play-In Bracket will face the last place finisher of the Championship Tournament in the Week 17 Premier Bowl. Winner of the Premier Bowl will fill the final slot of the 2017 Premier Division