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NFL Playoff Picture: AFC & NFC standings after Week 14 (before MNF)

The NFL playoff picture is taking shape. Here’s how it looks after the latest slate of games:

AFC

  1. Chiefs (12-1) Clinched the AFC West.
  2. Steelers (11-2) Clinched playoff berth.
  3. Bills (10-3) Big lead in the AFC East.
  4. Titans (9-4) Owns the division record tiebreaker over Indianapolis.
  5. Browns (9-3) Closing in on a return to the playoffs.
  6. Colts (9-4) Still a chance in AFC South.
  7. Dolphins (8-5) Still a chance in the AFC East.

  1. Ravens (7-5) Big game looms with the Browns on Monday night.
  2. Raiders (7-6) One game out in the wild card.
  3. Patriots (6-7) Very unlikely to return to the playoffs.
  4. Broncos (5-8) An extreme long shot to make the postseason.
  5. Texans (4-9) Mathematically eliminated.
  6. Chargers (4-9) Mathematically eliminated.
  7. Bengals (2-10-1) Mathematically eliminated.
  8. Jaguars (1-12) Mathematically eliminated.
  9. Jets (0-13) Mathematically eliminated.

NFC

  1. Packers (10-3) Owns the head-to-head tiebreaker over New Orleans.
  2. Saints (10-3) Clinched a playoff berth
  3. Rams (9-4) Leads the division and owns the head-to-head tiebreaker over Seahawks.
  4. Washington (6-7) One-game lead the NFC East.
  5. Seahawks (9-4) First in the wild card race.
  6. Buccaneers (8-5) Two games behind the Saints in the NFC South.
  7. Cardinals (7-6) One-game lead for the final wild card.

  1. Vikings (6-7) One game behind for the wild card.
  2. Bears (6-7) One game behind for the wild card.
  3. Lions (5-8) Two games behind for the wild card.
  4. 49ers (5-8) Two games behind for the wild card.
  5. Giants (5-8) Still not out of it in the NFC East.
  6. Eagles (4-8-1) Still not out of it in the NFC East.
  7. Cowboys (4-9) Still not out of it in the NFC East.
  8. Falcons (4-9) Mathematically eliminated.
  9. Panthers (4-9) No realistic chance in the wild card race.