NFL Playoff Seed Race: Week 17

Headed into week 17, the hunt for top seed in the AFC was in play, as well as wildcard and division spots for both AFC and NFC teams.

If the Playoffs Ended Today: Prior to Week 17

AFC
 PATRIOTS (12-3) Proj #1 seed
Bye
Ravens (11-4) Proj #2
bye
Bengals (9-6) Proj #6
Texans (10-5) Proj #3
Steelers (11-4) Proj #5
Broncos (8-7) Proj #4
Still Alive:
Titans (9-6)
Raiders (8-7)
Jets (8-7)


NFC
#1 Packers (14-1) Proj #1 seed
bye
#2 49ers (12-3) Proj #2
bye
Falcons (9-6) proj #6
Saints (12-3) proj #3
Lions (10-5) proj #5
Giants (8-7) proj #4
Still Alive:
Cowboys (8-7)

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AFC:

 #1 seed: Patriots win it if they win, else, Ravens or Steelers would get it if they tie Patriots record.

#2 seed: Ravens - Steelers could swap positions at #2 and #5 seeds depending upon Sunday's outcome.  

#3 seed: Texans get no 3 win or lose.
#4 seed belongs to winner of NFC West

WILDCARD:
#5:  Steelers or Ravens
#6:  Bengals, Titans or Jets


NFC:

#1 seed: Packers

#2 seed: 49ers if they win, Saints if they win and SF loses or ties

#3 seed: Saints or 49ers (see above)

#4 seed:  NFC East winner (Giants or Cowboys)

WILDCARD:
#5 Lions
#6 Falcons



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