|*Note: Two teams from the same division were not allowed to play against each other in the Divisional playoff round.|
|AFC Wild Card Game||AFC Championship|
|NFC Wild Card Game||NFC Championship|
This template is to generate a tournament bracket for the 10-team National Football League Playoffs format that was in effect between December 1978 to January 1990 (not including the 1982 strike season.
See talk page for details. Script errorpt:Predefinição:NFL Playoffs 1978-1989