NFL playoff picture 2018 – division leaders and wild-card hopefuls?

Rams, Saints, Panthers get in and the playoff picture is almost set. Five teams already clinched Week 16 with a spot in the postseason already clinched.

The Bengals eliminated the Lions with a 26-17 victory. The Chargers stayed alive with a win over the Jets, 29-13. The Patriots already clinched in position for the top seed in the AFC with a 37-16 win over the Bills. Buffalo remains tied with the Chargers and Titans, who lost 27-23 to the Rams, for a wild-card spot.

NFC Playoff Picture

Philadelphia Eagles (12-2)**
Minnesota Vikings (12-3)**
Los Angeles Rams (11-4)**
New Orleans Saints (11-4)*
Carolina Panthers (11-4)*
Atlanta Falcons (9-6)

**clinched division
In the hunt:

Seattle Seahawks (9-6)

The Browns remained on track for a winless season, losing 20-3 to Chicago. The Panthers secured a playoff spot Sunday with a 22-19 win over Tampa Bay.

AFC Playoff Picture

New England Patriots (12-3)**
Pittsburgh Steelers (11-3)**
Jacksonville Jaguars (10-4)**
Kansas City Chiefs (9-6)**
Baltimore Ravens (9-6)
Tennessee Titans (8-7)

**clinched division
*clinched playoff spot

In the hunt:

Los Angeles Chargers (8-7)

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