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AFC playoff picture through Week 16 Saturday early games

Miami Dolphins v Buffalo Bills Photo by Rich Barnes/Getty Images

The NFL schedule in Week 16 is split between Thursday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday games, which means it is going to take several days to figure out exactly what the Playoff picture looks like after the week. That being said, we update the standings in the AFC with the results of the early games on Saturday.

AFC Playoff Picture (through Week 16 early games)

1. New England Patriots (13-2) - AFC East champions; First-round bye clinched

2. Oakland Raiders (11-3)* - AFC West leader; Playoff berth clinched

3. Pittsburgh Steelers (9-5)* - AFC North leader

4. Houston Texans (8-6)* - AFC South leader

5. Kansas City Chiefs (10-4)* - Wildcard 1

6. Miami Dolphins (10-5) - Wildcard 2

In the hunt:

Baltimore Ravens (8-6)*

Denver Broncos (8-6)*

Tennessee Titans (8-7)

Indianapolis Colts (7-7)*


Buffalo Bills (7-8)

Cincinnati Bengals (5-8-1)*

San Diego Chargers (5-9)

New York Jets (4-11)

Jacksonville Jaguars (3-12)

Cleveland Browns (1-14)

* Still to play