There are two weeks left in the 2022 NFL season.
AFC and NFC playoff results won’t be finalized until Week 18, but it’s time to continue checking the updated standings to see which teams will make it to the playoffs if the season ends in Week 17. .
Let’s take a look at the NFL’s latest playoff field and seeding breakdown, as well as the candidates on the brink who will join the postseason party:
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NFL standings for week 17.
AFC playoff pictures
1. Kansas City Chiefs (13-3), champions, AFC West. The Chiefs put pressure on the Bills by beating the Broncos at home on Sunday.
2. Buffalo Bills (12-3), champions, AFC East. The Bills blew the Bears away in Week 16 to clinch their third straight division title. Now the Bills can focus on holding the Chiefs down for home field advantage and a bye. The key is to beat the Bengals in Cincinnati on Monday. The Bills fell out of first place in Week 17 after the Chiefs won.
3. Cincinnati Bengals (11-4), No. 1, AFC North. The Bengals beat the Patriots in Week 16 to extend their seven-game winning streak. That kept them close behind the Bills and Chiefs in the conference and ahead of the division-winning Ravens. Cincinnati will host Baltimore in Week 18 after playing Buffalo in Week 17.
4. Jacksonville Jaguars (8-8), No. 1, AFC South. The Jaguars beat the Texans in Week 17 to stay here. Jacksonville are ahead of Tennessee in full-game and head-to-head tiebreaks after winning Nashville in Week 14. It will be Week 18 when the Jaguars host the Titans in a division-record tiebreaker.
5. Baltimore Ravens (10-5), No. 2, AFC North. The Ravens held off the Falcons in Week 16 to catch up with the Bengals in the division race. They also earned at least a wildcard playoff spot. The Ravens will host the Steelers on Sunday night before ending the season in Cincinnati, still hoping to win the division.
6. Los Angeles Chargers (9-6), No. 2, AFC West. The Chargers earned a wild card spot in a convincing Week 16 road rout for the Colts. They look more dangerous with Justin Herbert, Austin Ekeler and an improved defense and look to stay hot on Sunday against the crosstown Rams.
7. New England Patriots (8-8), No. 2, AFC East. The Patriots defeated the Dolphins on Sunday to split the season series and overall record at . New England jumped Miami into this final wild card sport because they now have a better division record (3-2 vs. 2-3).
who is hunting?
8. Miami Dolphins (8-8), No. 3, AFC East
9. New York Jets (7-8) Bottom AFC East
10. Pittsburgh Steelers (7-8), No. 3, AFC North
11. Tennessee Titans (7-9) 2nd AFC South
12. Las Vegas Raiders (6-9), No. 3, AFC West
The Patriots beat the Dolphins, and now the Jets and Steelers will try to keep pace with a late Sunday win and make things very interesting for all four teams heading into Week 18. Join as AFC South Champions.
13. Cleveland Browns (7-9), bottom, AFC North 14. Indianapolis Colts (4-11-1), 3rd, AFC South 15. Denver Broncos (4-12), bottom, AFC West 16. Houston Texans (2-13-1), bottom, AFC South
The Browns were the latest team to be eliminated from playoff contention after losing at home to the Saints in Week 16. We were the only team in this group to win Week 17. Fall to the Jaguars.
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NFC playoff pictures
1. Philadelphia Eagles (13-3), No. 1, NFC East. The Eagles have already qualified for the playoffs and will need one more win or one loss to the Cowboys to clinch the division. They also have work to do to handle homefield advantage and lonely breakups.
2. Minnesota Vikings (12-3), champions, NFC North. The Vikings survived a wild home game against the Giants in Week 17, going 11-0 in a game with one possession. , considering he lost in a 1-1 tiebreaker in Week 2.
3. San Francisco 49ers (11-4), champions, NFC West. The 49ers defeated the Seahawks in Week 15 to win their second division title in four seasons. A fair chance to replace the No. 2 Vikings who are game down while holding the tiebreaker.
4. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (8-8), Champions, NFC South. The Buccaneers secured their second straight title with a home win over the Panthers on Sunday. They’ll be locked into this seed for the playoffs and host either the Eagles (again) or the Cowboys in the wildcard round.
5. Dallas Cowboys (12-4), No. 2, NFC East. The Cowboys continued to put pressure on the Eagles by beating the Titans on Thursday night to start Week 17 and cut the lead into their only game. They can still win the division, but will have to beat the Commanders in Week 18 while the Eagles lose to the Giants. Holds (4-1 vs 3-2).
6. New York Giants (9-6-1), No. 3, NFC East. The Giants secured a wild card berth behind the Eagles and Cowboys with an easy victory over the Colts on Sunday. They are trapped in this species, and the Commander is behind them.
7. Detroit Lions (8-8), No. 2, NFC North. The Lions are in playoff position after beating the Bears on Sunday, and the Commanders lost again to the Browns. Given that Detroit beat Seattle at home in Week 4 and Green Bay at home in Week 9, the Lions will stay in the standings before facing the Packers in Week 18.
who is hunting?
8. Washington Commanders (7-8-1), bottom, NFC East
9. Green Bay Packers (7-8), No. 3, NFC North
10. Seattle Seahawks (7-8) 3rd NFC North
11. New Orleans Saints (7-9), No. 2, NFC South
The Commanders could also be eliminated in Week 17 if the Packers win. The Seahawks and Saints also struggled depending on the window results in the final stages. The Packers and Lions are headed to a virtual winner-take-his wild card game in Week 18.
12. Carolina Panthers (6-10), No. 3, NFC South
13. Atlanta Falcons (6-10), bottom, NFC South
14. Los Angeles Rams (5-10), No. 3, NFC West
15. Arizona Cardinals (4-12), bottom, NFC West
16th Chicago Bears (3 wins, 13 losses) Bottom NFC North
The Panthers were eliminated when they lost the game and division to the Buccaneers. The Falcons and Rams are playing hard to the end. The Cardinals and Bears are struggling to overcome major injuries and are limping to the finish line.