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NFL Playoff Picture through Week 14 (with MNF to play)

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San Francisco 49ers v Miami Dolphins Photo by Eric Espada/Getty Images

The Miami Dolphins will host the New England Patriots for a Monday Night Football showdown to close out the NFL’s Week 14 schedule. With a win, the Patriots will clinch the AFC East and keep pace with the AFC leading Pittsburgh Steelers. If the Dolphins win, they can climb to within a game of the final Wildcard position, despite a rough season for the team thus far.

The rest of the playoff picture for the NFL is coming together with most teams just having three games left to play. We update the standings across the league ahead of tonight’s MNF contest:

AFC Playoff Picture

Current Playoff Seeding:

1. Pittsburgh Steelers (11-2, AFC North champions)

2. New England Patriots (10-2, AFC East leaders)*

3. Jacksonville Jaguars (9-4, AFC South leaders)

4. Kansas City Chiefs (7-6, AFC West leaders)

5. Tennessee Titans (8-5, Wildcard 1)

6. Buffalo Bills (7-6, Wildcard 2)

Chasing:

Baltimore Ravens (7-6)
Los Angeles Chargers (7-6)
Oakland Raiders (6-7)
Miami Dolphins (5-7)*
New York Jets (5-8)
Cincinnati Bengals (5-8)
Houston Texans (4-9)

Eliminated:

Denver Broncos (4-9)
Indianapolis Colts (3-10)
Cleveland Browns (0-13)

*Still to play on Monday Night Football

NFC Playoff Picture

Current Playoff Seeding:

1. Philadelphia Eagles (11-2, NFC East champions)

2. Minnesota Vikings (10-3, NFC North leaders)

3. Los Angeles Rams (9-4, NFC West leaders)

4. New Orleans Saints (9-4, NFC South leaders)

5. Carolina Panthers (9-4, Wildcard 1)

6. Atlanta Falcons (8-5, Wildcard 2)

Chasing:

Seattle Seahawks (8-5)
Detroit Lions (7-6)
Green Bay Packers (7-6)
Dallas Cowboys (7-6)
Arizona Cardinals (6-7)

Eliminated:

Washington Redskins (5-8)
Tampa Bay Buccaneers (4-9)
Chicago Bears (4-9)
San Francisco 49ers (3-10)
New York Giants (2-11)