The end of October is here and the final week of the 2022 CFL regular season is upon us, one more set of games until the CFL playoffs get underway and the hunt for the Grey Cup begins.
While the regular season hasn’t finished yet, the postseason field is set with the top three clubs in the West and East divisions already locked in.
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers and Toronto Argonauts have secured the top seed in their respective divisions and a bye to the division finals. Winnipeg is 14-3 entering the final week while Toronto is 11-6.
In the West, the BC Lions and Calgary Stampeders have clinched postseason spots with records of 12-5 and 11-6, respectively. In the East, the Montreal Alouettes (8-9) and Hamilton Tiger-Cats (7-10) will be competing in the division semifinals.
Here is everything else you need to know about the upcoming 2022 CFL playoffs.
When do the 2022 CFL playoffs start?
The 2022 CFL playoffs begin Sunday, Nov. 6, with the division semifinals.
The division finals will take place the following week on Sunday, Nov. 13. The Grey Cup will be played on Sunday, Nov. 20.
What channel is the 2022 CFL playoffs on?
TSN will continue its coverage of the CFL season into the playoffs. The network is the home of every postseason game.
Viewers in the United States will be able to watch the CFL playoffs on ESPN2 or ESPNews, or stream the contests on ESPN+.
|Date||Matchup||Time (ET)||TV channel (Canada | U.S.)|
|Sunday, Nov. 6||Hamilton vs. Montreal||1 p.m.||TSN 1/4 | ESPN2|
|Sunday, Nov. 6||Calgary vs. BC||4:30 p.m.||TSN 1/5 | ESPN2|
|Sunday, Nov. 13||TBD vs. Toronto||1 p.m.||TSN 1/4 | ESPNews|
|Sunday, Nov. 13||TBD vs. Winnipeg||4:30 p.m.||TSN | ESPNews|
|Sunday, Nov. 20||TBD||6:30 p.m.||TSN | ESPN2|
Where is the 2022 Grey Cup taking place?
The 109th Grey Cup will be played in Saskatchewan. Mosaic Stadium in Regina will be the site for this year’s CFL championship game.
Regina was supposed to host the 2020 Grey Cup, but the game (and season) was canceled because of COVID-19. It was agreed that the city would host the 2022 championship.
2022 CFL playoff schedule
|Sunday, Nov. 6||East semifinal||Hamilton vs. Montreal||1 p.m.|
|Sunday, Nov. 6||West semifinals||Calgary vs. BC||4:30 p.m.|
|Sunday, Nov. 13||East final||TBD vs. Toronto||1 p.m.|
|Sunday, Nov. 13||West final||TBD vs. Winnipeg||4:30 p.m.|
|Sunday, Nov. 20||Grey Cup||TBD||6:30 p.m.|
2022 Grey Cup odds
As the playoffs approach, Winnipeg is the favorite to win the 2022 Grey Cup, according to Sports Interaction.
The Blue Bombers are the reigning champions after defeating the Tiger-Cats in the 108th Grey Cup. The team enters the final week of the regular season first in the West Division with a record of 14-3.
Here are the Grey Cup odds ahead of the playoffs.
|Winnipeg Blue Bombers||+125|