AFC

FIRST-ROUND BYES

1st Seed

Tennessee

Proj: 8-3

WILD-CARD GAMES

7th Seed

Los Angeles

Proj: 6-4

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2nd Seed

Baltimore

Proj: 7-3

6th Seed

Cincinnati

Proj: 6-4

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3rd Seed

Buffalo

Proj: 7-4

5th Seed

New England

Proj: 7-4

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4th Seed

Kansas City

Proj: 7-4

Current Playoff Picture

NFC

FIRST-ROUND BYES

1st Seed

Arizona

Proj: 9-2

WILD-CARD GAMES

7th Seed

San Francisco

Proj: 5-5

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2nd Seed

Green Bay

Proj: 8-3

6th Seed

Minnesota

Proj: 5-5

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3rd Seed

Tampa Bay

Proj: 7-3

5th Seed

Los Angeles

Proj: 7-3

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4th Seed

Dallas

Proj: 7-4

Projected Rankings
Standings and playoff seeds update automatically based on your picks.
AFC
AFC EASTCURPROJ
Buffalo7-47-4
New England7-47-4
Miami4-74-7
NY Jets2-82-8
AFC WESTCURPROJ
Kansas City7-47-4
Los Angeles6-46-4
Las Vegas6-56-5
Denver5-55-5
AFC NORTHCURPROJ
Baltimore7-37-3
Cincinnati6-46-4
Pittsburgh5-4-15-4-1
Cleveland6-56-5
AFC SOUTHCURPROJ
Tennessee8-38-3
Indianapolis6-56-5
Houston2-82-8
Jacksonville2-82-8
NFC
NFC EASTCURPROJ
Dallas7-47-4
Philadelphia5-65-6
Washington4-64-6
NY Giants3-73-7
NFC WESTCURPROJ
Arizona9-29-2
Los Angeles7-37-3
San Francisco5-55-5
Seattle3-73-7
NFC NORTHCURPROJ
Green Bay8-38-3
Minnesota5-55-5
Chicago4-74-7
Detroit0-10-10-10-1
NFC SOUTHCURPROJ
Tampa Bay7-37-3
Carolina5-65-6
New Orleans5-65-6
Atlanta4-64-6

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