AFC playoff picture

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Ryan Hannable
December 26, 2017 - 11:29 am
With just one week left in the regular season, the AFC playoff picture is rounding into shape with just the two wild card spots up for grabs. Here's how it looks heading into Week 17. 1. Patriots (12-3) Remaining schedule: vs. Jets (5-10) 2. Steelers (12-3) Remaining schedule: vs. Browns (0-15) 3...
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Ryan Hannable
December 18, 2017 - 3:45 pm
Everyone knew Week 15 would go a long way in determining the AFC playoff race, so following the Patriots’ 27-24 win in Pittsburgh Sunday and Kansas City’s win over the Chargers Saturday night, it is becoming much more clear. Here is what the AFC playoff picture looks like after Week 15. 1. Patriots...
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Ryan Hannable
December 12, 2017 - 2:55 pm
Following Week 14 action it appears all the seeds in the AFC are still up for grabs and a lot can change over the next three weeks. The entire NFL will have its eyes on New England and Pittsburgh this Sunday, as the winner likely will be the No. 1 seed in the AFC. It also appears the AFC South and...
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Ryan Hannable
December 11, 2017 - 10:06 am
Even though the Patriots haven't played their Week 14 game, it's worth looking ahead to next Sunday in Pittsburgh against the Steelers. After all, a lot will be at stake. With the Steelers' win over the Ravens on Sunday Night Football they improved to 11-2 on the season to sit atop the AFC...
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Ryan Hannable
December 05, 2017 - 11:27 am
There are just four weeks left in the regular season and things are starting to get very interesting when it comes to the AFC playoff picture. Nothing has been decided and it likely will come down to the last week for not only most divisions, but top seed and wild card spots as well. Here's a look...
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Ryan Hannable
November 28, 2017 - 10:12 am
The NFL season is getting set for the stretch run and although the AFC isn’t as good as the NFC, there’s still a lot to be decided over the final month when it comes to the postseason. As it relates to the Patriots, if everything goes as planned, the meeting with Pittsburgh on Dec. 17 will decide...
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Ryan Hannable
November 20, 2017 - 1:40 pm
Week 11 is in the books for the AFC, and the playoff picture is beginning to take shape. If the playoffs began Monday, the Patriots would be the No. 2 overall seed as the Steelers have the edge over them when it comes to tiebreakers. The Jaguars would be the No. 3 seed, the Chiefs No. 4, and the...
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December 28, 2016 - 5:38 am
[caption id="attachment_115379" align="alignright" width="400"] Tom Brady and Bill Belichick are poised to clinch the No. 1 seed Sunday. (Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)[/caption] With the regular-season finale looming this week, the AFC playoff picture is just about complete, but there is still some...
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December 19, 2016 - 7:25 am
[caption id="attachment_114154" align="alignright" width="400"] Tom Brady and the Patriots still have the No. 1 seed. (Brad Penner/USA Today Sports)[/caption] With the stretch drive underway, the AFC playoff picture is starting to become more and more defined every week. Here's a snapshot of the...
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December 13, 2016 - 6:52 am
[caption id="attachment_114682" align="alignright" width="350"] Tom Brady, Bill Belichick and the Patriots have a clear path to the AFC's No. 1 overall seed. (Greg M. Cooper/USA Today Sports)[/caption] With the stretch drive underway, the AFC playoff picture is starting to become more and more...
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