Standings entering week 9
|1||SEA (6-1)||1||PIT (7-0)|
|2||TB (6-2)||2||KC (7-1)|
|3||GB (5-2)||3||BUF (6-2)|
|4||PHI (3-4-1)||4||TEN (5-2)5|
|5||NO (5-2)1||5||BAL (5-2)6|
|6||ARI (5-2)||6||IND (5-2)|
|7||LAR (5-3)2||7||CLE (5-3)|
|8||CHI (5-3)||8||LV (4-3)7|
|9||SF (4-4)||9||MIA (4-3)|
|10||DET (3-4)||10||DEN (3-4)|
|11||CAR (3-5)||11||CIN (2-5-1)|
|12||WAS (2-5)3||12||LAC (2-5)8|
|13||MIN (2-5)||13||NE (2-5)|
|14||DAL (2-6)4||14||HOU (1-6)9|
|15||ATL (2-6)||15||JAX (1-6)|
|16||NYG (1-7)||16||NYJ (0-8)|
1 NO wins the tiebreak over ARI on conference record (4-1 vs 4-2).
2 LAR wins the tiebreak over CHI on head-to-head.
3 WAS wins the tiebreak over MIN on conference record (2-3 vs 1-3).
4 DAL wins the tiebreak over ATL on head-to-head.
5 TEN wins the tiebreak over IND on division record (2-0 vs 0-1).
6 BAL wins the tiebreak over IND on conference record (3-2 vs 2-2).
7 LV wins the tiebreak over MIA on strength of victory (20-11 vs 10-21).
8 LAC wins the tiebreak over NE on conference record (2-2 vs 2-3).
9 HOU wins the tiebreak over JAX on head-to-head (1-0).
|NYJ is knocked out of AFC East title contention with:|
|1)||NYJ loss + BUF win|
All teams can still get all seeds. Even NYJ can get the 1 seed.
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.
Teams that control the 1 seed:
Teams that control the 2 seed:
Teams that control the 3 seed:
GB CHI NO TB ARI LAR IND
Teams that control the 4 seed:
PHI WAS BUF TEN
Teams that control the 5 seed:
Teams that control the 6 seed:
Teams that control the 7 seed:
Teams that could win out and still miss the playoffs:
DAL NYG DET MIN CAR ATL
NE NYJ CIN HOU JAX DEN LAC
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