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AFC playoff picture

This figures to be a critical weekend for the Jets in terms of their AFC wild-card chase. The four other teams at 7-5 -- Broncos, Bengals, Titans and Raiders -- all face formidable opponents, and the Jets host the Chiefs (5-7).

If you're a Jets fan, you're rooting hard for the NFC and for the Texans. Here are the updated playoff standings, per ESPN.com (current rankings include tiebreakers):

Team -- Rec -- Conf rec -- Opponent

1. Pitt ... 10-3 ... 8-3 ... Beat Cleve

2. NE .... 9-3 .... 7-2 ... @Wash

3. Hou .. 9-3 .... 7-2 ... @Cincy

4. Den .. 7-5 .... 6-3 ... Chic

5. Balt ... 9-3 .... 6-2 ... Indy

6. Cincy .. 7-5 ... 6-4 ... Hou

7. Tenn .. 7-5 .... 5-4 ... NO

8. Oak ... 7-5 ..... 5-5 ... @GB

9. Jets ... 7-5 ..... 5-5 ... KC