1984

Key
x-division champions
y-playoff qualifier

Standings Tiebreakers

  1. The Birmingham Stallions won the Southern Division championship over the Tampa Bay Bandits on the basis of advantage in division record (7-1-0 to 6-2-0).  The teams tied in the first tiebreaking step, head-to-head record (1-1-0).
  2. The Los Angeles Express won the Pacific Division championship over the Arizona Wranglers on the basis of advantage in conference record (7-4-0 to 5-6-0).  The teams tied in the first two tiebreaking steps, head-to-head record (1-1-0) and division record (3-3-0).
  3. The Pittsburgh Maulers earned third place in the Atlantic Division over the Washington Federals on the basis of head-to-head record between the clubs (Pittsburgh won, 2-0-0).

Wild Card Playoffs
Philadelphia Stars 28, New Jersey Generals 7
Birmingham Stallions 36, Tampa Bay Bandits 17
Arizona Wranglers 17, Houston Gamblers 16
Los Angeles Express 27, Michigan Panthers 21 (triple overtime)

Divisional Playoffs
Philadelphia Stars 20, Birmingham Stallions 10
Arizona Wranglers 35, Los Angeles Express 23

Championship Game
Philadelphia Stars 23, Arizona Wranglers 3
at Tampa Stadium, Tampa, Florida

Atlantic Division
W
L
T
Pct.
PF
PA
Conf.
Div.
x-Philadelphia Stars
16
2
0
.889
479
204
9-2-0
4-2-0
y-New Jersey Generals
14
4
0
.778
430
312
9-2-0
5-1-0
Pittsburgh Maulers
3
15
0
.167
259
379
2-9-0
2-4-0
Washington Federals
3
15
0
.167
270
492
2-9-0
2-4-0
Southern Division
W
L
T
Pct.
PF
PA
Conf.
Div.
x-Birmingham Stallions
14
4
0
.778
539
316
9-3-0
7-1-0
y-Tampa Bay Bandits
14
4
0
.778
498
347
9-3-0
6-2-0
New Orleans Breakers
8
19
0
.444
349
395
3-9-0
2-6-0
Memphis Showboats
7
11
0
.389
320
455
5-7-0
3-5-0
Jacksonville Bulls
6
12
0
.333
325
455
4-8-0
2-6-0

Central Division
W
L
T
Pct.
PF
PA
Conf.
Div.
x-Houston Gamblers
13
5
0
.722
618
400
8-4-0
5-3-0
y-Michigan Panthers
10
8
0
.556
400
382
9-3-0
7-1-0
San Antonio Gunslingers
7
11
0
.389
309
325
4-8-0
2-6-0
Oklahoma Outlaws
6
12
0
.333
251
459
4-8-0
4-4-0
Chicago Blitz
5
13
0
.278
340
466
4-8-0
2-6-0
Pacific Division
W
L
T
Pct.
PF
PA
Conf.
Div.
x-Los Angeles Express
10
8
0
.556
338
373
7-4-0
3-3-0
y-Arizona Wranglers
10
8
0
.556
502
284
5-6-0
3-3-0
Denver Gold
9
9
0
.500
356
413
6-5-0
4-2-0
Oakland Invaders
7
11
0
.389
242
348
5-6-0
2-4-0