If you are looking for the NFL playoff picture 2017-18 , the Patriots loss to Dolphins makes week 15 a must-win for make homefield advantage against the Pittsburgh Steelers because both are battling for the top spot in the AFC.
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Pittsburgh Steelers (11-2) clinched division and clinched the AFC North on Sunday night with their victory over the Ravens. Remaining games: vs. Patriots, at Texans, vs. Browns.
New England Patriots (10-3) Top seed in AFC East. Remaining games: at Steelers, vs. Bills, vs. Jets
Jacksonville Jaguars (9-4) got a huge win over the Seahawks on Sunday and made first place in AFC South. Remaining games: vs Texans, at 49ers, at Titans
Kansas City Chiefs (7-6) A 26-15 win over the Raiders the Chiefs are made first place AFC West in Sunday. Remaining games: vs Chargers, vs. Dolphins, at Broncos
Tennessee Titans (8-5) earned second place in AFC South on Sunday’s loss to the Cardinals get back into first place in the AFC South. Remaining games: at 49ers, vs Rams.
Baltimore Ravens (7-6) second place in AFC North. Remaining games: at Browns, vs. Colts, vs. Bengals
In the hunt:
Los Angeles Chargers (7-6) ) Remaining games: at Chiefs, at Jets, vs Raiders
Buffalo Bills (7-6) Remaining games: vs Dolphins, at Patriots, at Dolphins
Oakland Raiders (6-7) Remaining games: vs Cowboys, at Eagles, at Chargers
Miami Dolphins (6-7)
NFC Playoff Picture
Philadelphia Eagles (11-2) clinched a playoff berth and won the NFC East picked up an impressive road 43-35 victory over the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday. Remaining games: at Giants, vs Raiders, vs Cowboys
Minnesota Vikings (10-3) Minnesota lost its road game to the Panthers and ended eight-game winning streak but they have a great chance to clinch the divisional playoff berth. Remaining schedule: vs Bengals, at Packers, vs Bears
Los Angeles Rams (9-4) Clinched the first place in NFC West. Remaining games: at Seahawks, at Titans, vs 49ers
New Orleans Saints (9-4) Clinched first place in NFC South. Remaining game schedule: vs Jets, vs. Falcons, at Buccaneers
Carolina Panthers (9-4) Earned second seed in NFC South. A victory against the Vikings on Sunday that keeps Carolina afloat in the hyper competitive NFC South and closing their gap with the Saints and remaining ahead of the Falcons. Remaining games: vs Packers, vs. Buccaneers, at Falcons.Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is expected to make his return to the field this week when they visit the Carolina Panthers.
Atlanta Falcons (8-5) third place in NFC South. Remaining schedule of games: at Buccaneers, at Saints, vs Panthers.
In the hunt:
Seattle Seahawks (8-5) With losing to the Jaguars on Sunday they earned second place in NFC West, Remaining schedule: vs Rams, at Cowboys, at Cardinals
Detroit Lions (7-6) Second place in NFC North. Remaining games: vs. Bears, at Bengals, vs Packers.
Green Bay Packers (7-6) Third place in NFC North. Remaining games: at Panthers, vs. Vikings, at Lions.
Dallas Cowboys (7-6
The Minnesota Vikings loss to the Carolina Panthers makes difficult for homefield advantage in NFC division but the Vikings will have another, and more likely, chance to clinch the NFC North by defeating the Bengals at home next week.