Standings entering week 11
|1||SF (8-1)||1||NE (8-1)|
|2||GB (8-2)||2||BAL (7-2)|
|3||NO (7-2)||3||HOU (6-3)|
|4||DAL (5-4)1||4||KC (6-4)|
|5||SEA (8-2)||5||BUF (6-3)|
|6||MIN (7-3)||6||PIT (5-4)4|
|7||LAR (5-4)2||7||OAK (5-4)5|
|8||PHI (5-4)3||8||IND (5-4)|
|9||CAR (5-4)||9||TEN (5-5)|
|10||CHI (4-5)||10||JAX (4-5)|
|11||DET (3-5-1)||11||LAC (4-6)|
|12||ARI (3-6-1)||12||DEN (3-6)6|
|13||TB (3-6)||13||CLE (3-6)|
|14||ATL (2-7)||14||MIA (2-7)7|
|15||NYG (2-8)||15||NYJ (2-7)|
|16||WAS (1-8)||16||CIN (0-9)k|
k Team is knocked out of division title contention
1 DAL wins the tiebreak over PHI on head-to-head (1-0).
2 LAR wins the tiebreak over PHI/CAR on conference record (3-3 vs 3-4/2-4).
3 PHI wins the tiebreak over CAR on conference record (3-4 vs 2-4).
4 IND drops out of the tie with PIT/OAK on head-to-head sweep. PIT wins the tiebreak over OAK on conference record(4-2 vs 3-2).
5 OAK wins the tiebreak over IND on head-to-head.
6 DEN wins the tiebreak over CLE on head-to-head.
7 MIA wins the tiebreak over NYJ on head-to-head (1-0).
|ARI is knocked out of NFC West title contention with:|
|MIA is knocked out of AFC East title contention with:|
|OR||2)||MIA tie + NE tie|
|NYJ is knocked out of AFC East title contention with:|
|OR||2)||NYJ tie + NE tie|
|CIN is eliminated from playoff contention with:|
|1)||CIN loss + BUF win/tie|
|OR||2)||CIN loss + PIT win/tie|
All teams can still get all seeds with the following exceptions (E simply means seeds 7 and below):
NYG: 2-6, E
WAS: 2-6, E
CIN: 5-6, E
The seed that a team controls is the worst seed that team could get if they win out. These are often mutually exclusive because it is impossible for teams that play each other in future weeks to both win out. If a team changed controlled seed from last week, last week’s seed is noted in parentheses
Teams that control the 1 seed:
Teams that control the 3 seed:
Teams that control the 4 seed:
DAL PHI(new) CAR IND KC OAK
Teams that control the 5 seed:
MIN PIT(new) BUF(1)
Teams that control the 6 seed:
Teams that could win out and still miss the playoffs:
NYG WAS CHI DET TB ATL LAR(6) ARI
MIA NYJ CLE CIN TEN JAX LAC(4) DEN
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