The AFC playoff field is set, which leaves only one NFC postseason berth up for grabs. Here’s what the playoff fields look like with just one regular-season game left.
Key: x-clinched playoff berth, y-clinched division, z-clinched first-round bye
AFC Playoff Picture
AFC Wild-Card Playoff Schedule (Day/Times TBD)
- Bye: (1) Kansas City Chiefs
- (7) Miami Dolphins at (2) Buffalo Bills
- (6) Baltimore Ravens at (3) Cincinnati Bengals
- (5) L.A. Chargers at (4) Jacksonville Jaguars
Final AFC Playoff Seedings
1. zyx-Kansas City Chiefs (14-3)
Week 18: The Chiefs clinched home-field advantage with their win over the Raiders.
2. yx-Buffalo Bills (13-3)
Week 18: The Bill beat the Patriots and are locked into the No. 2 seed.
Week 18: The Bengals beat the Ravens and are locked into the No. 3 seed.
Week 18: Jacksonville clinched the AFC South and No. 4 seed by beating Tennessee.
Week 18: With nothing to play for, the Chargers lost to the Broncos and now enter the playoffs as the No. 5 seed.
Week 18: The Ravens’ loss to the Bengals locked them into the No. 6 seed.
7. x-Miami Dolphins (9-8)
Week 18: Miami clinched the final AFC playoff berth by beating the Jets and having New England lose to the Bills.
8. Pittsburgh Steelers (9-8)
9. New England Patriots (8-9)
10. New York Jets (7-10)
11. Tennessee Titans (7-10)
12. Cleveland Browns (7-10)
13. Las Vegas Raiders (6-11)
14. Denver Broncos (5-12)
15. Indianapolis Colts (4-12-1)
16. Houston Texans (3-13-1)
NFC Playoff Picture
NFC Wild-Card Playoff Schedule (Day/Times TBD)
- Bye: (1) Philadelphia Eagles
- (7) Seattle/Green Bay at (2) San Francisco 49ers
- (6) N.Y. Giants at (3) Minnesota Vikings
- (5) Dallas Cowboys at (4) Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Current NFC Playoff Seedings
1. zyx-Philadelphia Eagles (14-3)
Week 18: By beating the Giants, the Eagles locked up the NFC East and the conference’s No. 1 playoff seed.
Week 18: San Francisco’s win over the Cardinals (and Philadelphia’s win over the Giants) locked the 49ers into the No. 2 seed.
3. yx-Minnesota Vikings (13-4)
Week 18: The Vikings beat the Bears and are locked into the No. 3 seed in the NFC.
Week 18: With nothing to play for and locked into the No. 4 seed, the Buccaneers lost to the Falcons and enter the playoffs with the lone sub-.500 record.
Week 18: Dallas’ loss to Washington locked the Cowboys into the No. 5 seed.
Week 18: The Giants lost to the Eagles but were already locked into the No. 6 seed.
Week 18: Seattle stayed alive in the playoff hunt by beating the Rams. The Seahawks now need the Lions to beat the Packers Sunday night to get in.
In the Hunt
Opponent: vs. Lions (8-8) | 8:20 ET Sunday
Clinching scenario: Green Bay can clinch a playoff berth with: GB win.
9. Detroit Lions (8-8)
10. Washington Commanders (8-8-1)
11. Carolina Panthers (7-10)
12. New Orleans Saints (7-10)
13. Atlanta Falcons (7-10)
14. Los Angeles Rams (5-12)
15. Arizona Cardinals (4-13)
16. Chicago Bears (3-14)