December 29, 2012; Bronx, NY, USA; West Virginia Mountaineers quarterback Geno Smith (12) drops back to pass against the Syracuse Orange during the third quarter of the New Era Pinstripe Bowl at Yankee Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

2013 NFL Draft Order and 2012 Wildcard Playoff Schedule

The Washington Redskins and quarterback Robert Griffin III (10) secured a touchdown on this play and a place in the playoffs. Griffin alo illustrates the importance of the NFL Draft. Photo by Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

Week 17 in the NFL feature plenty of thrilling action as teams battled for playoff positioning or to finish their season with a win. The teams that needed to win to get in did which means in the final week, no team fell out of playoff position. There were two teams who hurt their seeding though as the Houston Texans and Green Bay Packers lost their first round bye after losing and falling out of the top 2 spots in their conference.  Here’s how it all played out and what you can look forward to next weekend:

Saturday Schedule

 4:30 PM ET- Cincinnati Bengals (6) at Houston Texans (3) on NBC

8:00 PM ET- Minnesota Vikings (6) at Green Bay Packers (3) on NBC

Sunday Schedule

 1:00 PM ET-Indianapolis Colts (5) at Baltimore Ravens (4) on CBS

4:30 PM ET-Seattle Seahawks (5) at Washington Redskins (4) on FOX

Bye Weeks: Denver Broncos, New England Patriots, Atlanta Falcons, San Francisco 49ers

2013 NFL Draft order

If your team missed the playoffs, it’s time to start planning for next year. That may mean changes at the top as many teams are expected to fire coaches and/or general managers as the offseason gets underway. For those teams the draft is a key in the rebuilding process and here’s the top 20 which are now set after Week 17’s action.

1. Kansas City Chiefs (2-14)
2. Jacksonville Jaguars (2-14)
3. Oakland Raiders (4-12)
4. Philadelphia Eagles (4-12)
5. Detroit Lions (4-12)
6. Cleveland Browns (5-11)
7. Arizona Cardinals (5-11)
8. Buffalo Bills (6-10)
9. New York Jets (6-10)
10. Tennessee Titans (6-10)
11. San Diego Chargers (7-9)
12. Miami Dolphins (7-9)
13. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (7-9)
14. Carolina Panthers (7-9)
15. New Orleans Saints (7-9)
16. St. Louis Rams (7-8-1)
17. Pittsburgh Steelers (8-8)
18. Dallas Cowboys (8-8)
19. New York Giants (9-7)
20. Chicago Bears (10-6)

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