Week 17 Playoff Scenarios

The following is a quick look at how the results of Week 17 will impact the Chiefs' playoff seeding.

IF THE CHIEFS WIN (OR THE COLTS LOSE):

K.C. will lock up the #3 seed in the playoffs. As the #3 seed, they will play the #6 seed, which will either be the Jets or the Steelers. Baltimore can't finish any lower than #5.

K.C. will play the New York Jets with any of the following results:
- a Jets loss
- a Steelers win
- losses by both the Steelers and Ravens

K.C. will play the Pittsburgh Steelers if:
- the Steelers lose while the Ravens and Jets both win

IF THE CHIEFS LOSE AND THE COLTS WIN:

The Chiefs will drop to the #4 seed. They will play their first-round game against the #5 seed, which could either be the Jets, Steelers, or Ravens.

K.C. will play the New York Jets if:
- the Jets win, the Ravens win, and the Steelers lose

K.C. will play the Baltimore Ravens with any of the following results:
- a Steelers win
- losses by both the Steelers and Ravens

K.C. will play the Pittsburgh Steelers if:
- the Ravens win while the Steelers and Jets both lose

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