16 weeks down and 1 to go. Here is where everything currently stands:
New England Patriots-clinched #1 seed and home field advantage
New York Jets-clinched wildcard spot and will get the #5 seed with a win, a Ravens win and a Steelers loss. Becomes #6 with a loss, a Steelers win and a Ravens loss.
Kansas City Chiefs clinched the division and clinch the #3 seed with a win or a Colts loss. Would fall to the 4th seed with a loss and a Colts win.
Jacksonville Jaguars clinch with a win plus an Indianapolis Colts loss
Colts clinch with a win or tie OR a Jacksonville loss or tie
Pittsburgh Steelers clinch the division and first round bye with:
A win OR a tie plus a Baltimore Ravens loss or tie OR a Ravens loss.
Baltimore Ravens clinch the division and first round bye with:
Win plus a Pittsburgh loss or tie OR a tie and a Pittsburgh loss.
The Steelers would earn the #5 seed with a loss, a Ravens win and a Jets loss and would turn into a #6 seed with a loss and wins by the Ravens and the Jets.
The Ravens cannot go any lower than the #5 seed.
Philadelphia Eagles clinched the division and are locked in as the #3 seed.
The New York Giants clinch a playoff spot with:
1) NYG win + GB loss or tie
2) NYG tie + GB loss + TB loss or tie
The Seattle Seahawks clinch the division with a win
The St. Louis Rams clinch the division with a win or tie
Winner would earn the #4 seed.
The Atlanta Falcons can clinch the division and the #1 seed with a win next week over Carolina.
The New Orleans Saints clinched a playoff spot with a win on Monday over Atlanta and still could win the South and the #1 seed with a win next week over Tampa and an Atlanta loss to Carolina.
The Tampa Bay Bucs clinch a spot with:
1) TB tie + NYG loss + GB loss
2) TB win + NYG loss or tie + GB loss or tie
Chicago Bears clinched the division, the #2 seed and a first round bye.
The Green Bay Packers clinch a spot with:
1) GB win
2) GB tie + NYG loss or tie + TB loss or tie
3) NYG loss + TB loss