The Steelers' 14-3 win over the Browns on Thursday night alters the AFC picture, for now, when it comes to the No. 1 seed.
Pittsburgh -- 10-3
Remaining games: at 49ers; vs. Rams; at Browns
New England -- 9-3
Remaining games: at Redskins; at Broncos; vs. Dolphins; vs. Bills
Baltimore -- 9-3
Remaining games: vs. Colts; at Chargers; vs. Browns; at Bengals
Houston -- 9-3
Remaining games: at Bengals, vs. Panthers, at Colts, vs. Titans
The NFL's tie-breaking procedures are always good to review in times like these (link here). Also, the health of Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (high ankle sprain) is an important storyline to monitor.
Your turn: Which team has the most favorable remaining schedule? Share thoughts in the comments section of this blog entry.