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NFL Playoff picture 2016: Updated standings through Week 16 late games Saturday

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

Another set of games have been played in the NFL’s Week 16 schedule, so it is time to update the current NFL Playoff picture. Earlier today, we updated the AFC playoff picture through the early games. With the late games on Saturday now complete, we update both the AFC and NFC pictures.

AFC Playoff Picture (through Week 16 late games)

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

2. Oakland Raiders (12-3) - 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)

Eliminated:

Indianapolis Colts (7-8)

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

NFC Playoff Picture (through Week 16 late games)

1. Dallas Cowboys (12-2)* - NFC East champions; Home-field advantage clinched

2. Atlanta Falcons (10-5) - NFC South champions

3. Detroit Lions (9-5)* - NFC North leader

4. Seattle Seahawks (9-5-1) - NFC West champions

5. New York Giants (10-5) - Wildcard 1; Clinched playoff berth

6. Green Bay Packers (9-6) - Wildcard 2

In the hunt:

Washington Redskins (8-6-1)

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (8-7)

Eliminated:

New Orleans Saints (7-8)

Minnesota Vikings (7-8)

Arizona Cardinals (6-8-1)

Carolina Panthers (6-9)

Philadelphia Eagles (6-9)

Los Angeles Rams (4-11)

Chicago Bears (3-12)

San Francisco 49ers (2-13)

* Still to play