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NFL playoff picture 2020: Week 12 standings, bracket, scenarios and outlook for the postseason

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Gibson waves to Cowboys' defense on TD run (0:21)

Antonio Gibson turns back and waves to the Cowboys' defense as he rolls into the end zone for the touchdown. (0:21)

Thanksgiving Day in the NFL featured two games between four teams with losing records. And yet, for the moment at least, it brought us a change atop one of the league's eight divisions.

Washington's victory at AT&T Stadium allowed it to leapfrog Philadelphia in the NFC East, for a few days anyhow. The Eagles can reclaim the top spot with a home win on Monday against the Seahawks, but Philly's grip over the weakest division in football is now released.

Here's the NFL's updated playoff picture through the first two games of Week 12, using ESPN's Football Power Index (FPI) for context where appropriate.

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AFC

1. Pittsburgh Steelers (10-0)

We're starting to get into historic territory with these Steelers. After Sunday's win over the Jaguars, Pittsburgh became the 18th team since 1966 to start a season 10-0. Of the previous 17, nine reached the Super Bowl, and six of them won it, most recently the Saints in 2009. The Steelers will have a chance to complete a season sweep of the Ravens on Sunday as they near the AFC North title. Pittsburgh can clinch a playoff spot in Week 12 with a victory and losses by the Raiders and Dolphins.

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