NFL Playoff Picture: AFC & NFC standings after Week 15

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

AFC

  1. Chiefs (13-1) Clear path to home-field advantage.
  2. Bills (11-3) Clinched the AFC East, owns head-to-head tiebreaker over Steelers.
  3. Steelers (11-3) Clinched playoff berth.
  4. Titans (10-4) Owns the division record tiebreaker over Indianapolis.
  5. Colts (10-4) Still a chance in AFC South.
  6. Browns (10-4) Closing in on a return to the playoffs.
  7. Dolphins (9-5) Own the last wild card thanks to conference record tiebreaker over Ravens.

  1. Ravens (9-5) Game clear of rest of but loses tiebreaker on conference games to Miami.
  2. Raiders (7-7) Two games out in the wild card race with two games to go.
  3. Patriots (6-8) Mathematically eliminated.
  4. Broncos (5-9) Mathematically eliminated.
  5. Chargers (5-9) Mathematically eliminated.
  6. Texans (4-10) Mathematically eliminated.
  7. Bengals (3-10-1) Mathematically eliminated.
  8. Jaguars (1-13) Mathematically eliminated.
  9. Jets (1-13) Mathematically eliminated.

NFC

  1. Packers (11-3) Clear path to home-field advantage.
  2. Saints (10-4) Clinched a playoff berth.
  3. Seahawks (10-4) First in the NFC West.
  4. Washington (6-8) Still lead the NFC East.
  5. Rams (9-5) Leads Tampa Bay in the wild card race based on head-to-head tiebreaker.
  6. Buccaneers (9-5) Well positioned for a wild card.
  7. Cardinals (8-6) One-game lead for the final wild card.

  1. Bears (7-7) Still alive for the wild card.
  2. Vikings (6-8) Loss to the Bears all but ends their playoff hopes.
  3. Lions (5-9) Mathematically eliminated.
  4. Cowboys (5-9) Still not out of it in the NFC East.
  5. 49ers (5-9) Mathematically eliminated.
  6. Giants (5-9) Still not out of it in the NFC East.
  7. Eagles (4-9-1) Still not out of it in the NFC East.
  8. Falcons (4-10) Mathematically eliminated.
  9. Panthers (4-10) Mathematically eliminated.