With just two weeks remaining in the NFL regular season, a number of AFC playoff contenders are set to battle it out to earn a spot in the playoffs. In the AFC, the race for the top two seeds and the final Wildcard spot are the most intriguing races and they are up for anyone to have.
The Denver Broncos have the inside track to the top seed in the playoffs, but the Kansas City Chiefs and New England Patriots are close behind. The Cincinnati Bengals and Indianapolis Colts are still in the mix, but they will need some help.
It will be interesting to watch play out of the final two weeks, so make sure you tune in today to see who can keep their playoff dreams intact.
Here is a look at the current AFC playoff picture as we prepare for Week 16, via ESPN.com:
|American Football Conference|
|1||x - Denver||11||3||0||.786||4-1-0||7-3-0||.505||.474||AFC West Champ (Wins tie break over Kansas City based on head-to-head win percentage.)|
|2||New England||10||4||0||.714||3-2-0||7-3-0||.474||.429||AFC East Champ|
|3||Cincinnati||9||5||0||.643||2-3-0||7-4-0||.487||.488||AFC North Champ |
Wins tie break over Indianapolis based on head-to-head win percentage.
|4||z - Indianapolis||9||5||0||.643||5-0-0||7-3-0||.480||.437||AFC South Champ|
|5||x - Kansas City||11||3||0||.786||2-3-0||7-3-0||.408||.331|
|6||Baltimore||8||6||0||.571||3-2-0||6-4-0||.449||.415||Wins tie break over Miami based on head-to-head win percentage.|