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The NFL Postseason Picture

January 3

The 2020 NFL playoff picture is completely clear.

Let's take a look at how the postseason is shaping up.

AFC PLAYOFF PICTURE

1. Kansas City Chiefs
Clinched 1-seed and first round bye

2. Buffalo Bills
Clinched 2-seed and will host Indianapolis in Wild Card round
Saturday, 1:05 ET, CBS


3. Pittsburgh Steelers
Clinched 3-seed and will host Cleveland in Wild Card round
Sunday, 8:15 ET, NBC


4. Tennessee Titans
Clinched 4-seed and will host Baltimore in Wild Card round
Sunday, 1:05 ET, ABC/ESPN


5. Baltimore Ravens
Clinched 5-seed will face Tennessee in Wild Card round

6. Cleveland Browns
Clinched 6-seed and will face Pittsburgh in Wild Card round

7. Indianapolis Colts 
Clinched 7-seed and will face Buffalo in Wild Card round

Tennessee Titans vs. Houston Texans

Result: Titans 41, Texans 38
What it means: The Titans won the AFC South and clinched the 4-seed with the win. Tennessee had clinched a playoff berth due to the Dolphins' loss.

Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Indianapolis Colts

Result: Colts 28, Jaguars 14
What it means: The Colts clinched the 7-seed (the final Wild Card berth) in the AFC with the win and Tennessee's win.

Buffalo Bills vs. Miami Dolphins

Result: Bills 35, Dolphins 13
What it means: The Bills clinched the 2-seed in the AFC with the win and locked the Steelers into the 3-seed. The Dolphins will miss the postseason after Indianapolis' win.

Baltimore Ravens vs. Cincinnati Bengals

Result: Ravens 38, Bengals 3
What it means: The Ravens clinched the 5-seed (the top Wild Card berth) in the AFC with the win and Miami's loss.

Cleveland Browns vs. Pittsburgh Steelers

Result: Browns 24, Steelers 22
What it means: The Browns clinched the 6-seed (the second Wild Card berth) in the AFC with the win, due to the Ravens clinching the 5-seed with their win.

NFC PLAYOFF PICTURE

1. Green Bay Packers

Clinched 1-seed and first round bye

2. New Orleans Saints
Clinched 2-seed and will host Chicago in Wild Card round
Sunday, 4:40 ET, CBS


3. Seattle Seahawks
Clinched the 3-seed and will host Los Angeles in the Wild Card round
Saturday, 4:40 ET, FOX


4. Washington Football Team
Clinched 4-seed and will host Tampa Bay in the Wild Card round
Saturday, 8:15 ET, NBC


5. Tampa Bay Buccaneers 
Clinched 5-seed and will face WFT in the Wild Card round

6. Los Angeles Rams 
Clinched 6-seed and will face Seattle in the Wild Card round

7. Chicago Bears
Clinched 7-seed and will face New Orleans in Wild Card round

Green Bay Packers vs. Chicago Bears

What it means: The Packers clinched the 1-seed in the NFC with the win and the Bears clinched the 7-seed (the third Wild Card berth) with the Cardinals' loss.

New Orleans Saints vs. Carolina Panthers

Result: Saints 33, Panthers 7
What it means: The Saints clinched the 2-seed in the NFC with the win. 

Seattle Seahawks vs. San Francisco 49ers

Result: Seahawks 26, 49ers 23
What it means: The Seahawks clinched the 3-seed in the NFC with the win, coupled with the Packers' win and the Saints' win. 

Arizona Cardinals vs. Los Angeles Rams

Result: Rams 18, Cardinals 7
What it means: The Rams clinched the 6-seed (the second Wild Card berth) with the win.

Washington Football Team vs. Philadelphia Eagles

Result: WFT 20, Eagles 14
What it means: Washington clinche the 4-seed in the NFC with the win.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Atlanta Falcons

Result: Buccaneers 44, Falcons 27
What it means: The Buccaneers clinched the 5-seed (the top Wild Card berth) in the NFC with the win.


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