NFL 2022 playoff image, standings: Eagles, Dolphins lead loaded NFC East, AFC East; 49ers take NFC West lead

Playoff races are beginning to hit the forefront of the NFL season because the calendar approaches Thanksgiving. While the playoff chase is not as chaotic in Week 11, the stage is getting set for a wild December and January.

The NFC East and AFC East boast all eight groups with six-plus wins — becoming a member of the 2014 AFC North as the one divisions for the reason that 2002 realignment to have six-plus wins via Week 11. The battles in these divisions will probably be value monitoring heading into December, particularly since these races will affect the combat for wild card spots.

Below, you’ll find a division-by-division breakdown of the present standings and what every contender is dealing with on their schedule the remainder of the best way.

AFC East

Miami Dolphins

What to know: The Dolphins had a bye in Week 10, however keep their AFC East lead over the Bills since they beat Buffalo in Week 3. Miami is the No. 2 seed within the AFC, successful the tiebreaker over Tennessee primarily based on energy of victory — and the tiebreaker over Baltimore primarily based on having a greater win proportion in convention video games.

Remaining schedule: vs. Texans, at 49ers, at Chargers, at Bills, vs. Packers, at Patriots, vs. Jets

Buffalo Bills

What to know: A win over the Browns in Detroit will get the Bills again on monitor after shedding two in a row. Buffalo is tied with Miami for the division lead, however the Week 3 loss to the Dolphins is the tiebreaker. Buffalo is the No. 5 seed within the AFC.

Remaining schedule: at Lions, at Patriots, vs. Jets vs. Dolphins, at Bears, at Bengals, vs. Patriots

New England Patriots

What to know: A final-second win over the Jets places the Patriots because the No. 6 seed within the AFC playoff standings — and one recreation behind the Bills and Dolphins for the division lead. The Patriots have a tiebreaker over the Bengals primarily based on having a greater win proportion in convention video games. They additionally swept the Jets, proudly owning the head-to-head tiebreaker over New York.

Remaining schedule: at Vikings, vs. Bills, at Cardinals, at Raiders, vs. Bengals, vs. Dolphins, at Bills

New York Jets

What to know: The Jets misplaced to the Patriots, getting swept within the season sequence and falling to the No. 8 seed within the AFC on the surface trying in. The Bengals beat the Jets earlier this yr, giving Cincinnati the No. 7 seed within the convention.

Remaining schedule: vs. Bears, at Vikings, at Bills, vs. Lions vs. Jaguars, at Seahawks, at Dolphins

AFC North

Baltimore Ravens

What to know: The Ravens maintain on to their AFC North lead with a win over the Panthers. They are the No. 4 seed within the AFC, shedding the head-to-head tiebreaker to Miami and the tiebreaker to Tennessee because of the Titans having a greater win proportion in convention video games.

Remaining schedule: at Jaguars, vs. Broncos, at Steelers, at Browns, vs. Falcons, vs. Steelers, at Bengals

Cincinnati Bengals

What to know: The Bengals are again within the playoff image with their win over the Steelers and the Jets’ loss to the Patriots. They sit a recreation behind the Ravens within the division and have the tiebreaker over the Jets for the No. 7 seed primarily based on a head-to-head victory.

Remaining schedule: at Titans, vs. Chiefs vs. Browns, at Buccaneers, at Patriots, vs. Bills vs. Ravens

Cleveland Browns

What to know: The Browns proceed their slide after a loss to the Bills. They are three video games out of the ultimate playoff spot and sit because the No. 13 seed within the convention.

Remaining schedule: vs. Buccaneers, at Texans, at Bengals, vs. Ravens vs. Saints, at Commanders, at Steelers

Pittsburgh Steelers

What to know: The Steelers are three video games out of a playoff spot after their loss to the Bengals. They are the No. 15 seed within the AFC.

Remaining schedule: at Colts, at Falcons, vs. Ravens, at Panthers, vs. Raiders, at Ravens, vs. Browns

AFC South

Tennessee Titans

What to know: A win over the Packers has the Titans at 7-1 of their final eight video games. Tennessee is the No. 3 seed within the AFC playoff standings, successful a tiebreaker over Baltimore primarily based on a greater win proportion in convention video games. The Dolphins have the energy of victory tiebreaker over the Titans.

Remaining schedule: vs. Bengals, at Eagles, vs. Jaguars, at Chargers, vs. Texans vs. Cowboys, at Jaguars

Indianapolis Colts

What to know: The Colts are 2.5 video games out of the ultimate playoff spot after their loss to the Eagles. They are the No. 10 seed within the AFC.

Remaining schedule: vs. Steelers, at Cowboys, Bye, at Vikings, vs. Chargers, at Giants, vs. Texans

Jacksonville Jaguars

What to know: The Jaguars are on a bye this week, however are the No. 11 seed within the AFC standings — 1.5 video games behind the Colts for second place within the division.

Remaining schedule: vs. Ravens, at Lions, at Titans, vs. Cowboys, at Jets, at Texans, vs. Titans

Houston Texans

What to know: The Texans have the worst document within the NFL and are in place for the highest decide within the NFL Draft.

Remaining schedule: at Dolphins, vs. Browns, at Cowboys, vs. Chiefs, at Titans, vs. Jaguars, at Colts

AFC West

Kansas City Chiefs

What to know: The Chiefs keep management of the AFC’s prime seed with their win over the Chargers. Kansas City leads the AFC West by three video games and swept Los Angeles within the course of.

Remaining schedule: vs. Rams, at Bengals, at Broncos, at Texans, vs. Seahawks, vs. Broncos, at Raiders

Los Angeles Chargers

What to know: The Chargers are the No. 9 seed within the AFC standings after the loss to the Chiefs, a recreation behind the Bengals for the ultimate playoff spot within the convention.

Remaining schedule: at Cardinals, at Raiders, vs. Dolphins vs. Titans, at Colts, vs. Rams, at Broncos

Las Vegas Raiders

What to know: The Raiders swept the Broncos on the season, however are three video games out of the ultimate playoff spot within the AFC standings. They are the No. 12 seed within the AFC.

Remaining schedule: at Seahawks, vs. Chargers, at Rams, vs. Patriots, at Steelers, vs. 49ers vs. Chiefs

Denver Broncos

What to know: The Broncos had been swept by the Raiders after Sunday’s loss. Denver is the No. 14 seed within the AFC standings.

Remaining schedule: at Panthers, at Ravens, vs. Chiefs vs. Cardinals, at Rams, at Chiefs, vs. Chargers

NFC East

Philadelphia Eagles

What to know: The Eagles take over sole possession of the highest seed within the NFC with a win over the Colts and the Vikings’ loss to the Cowboys. They additionally lead the NFC East by two video games over the Giants and Cowboys — with a head-to-head victory over Dallas.

Remaining schedule: vs. Packers vs. Titans, at Giants, at Bears, at Cowboys, vs. Saints, vs. Giants

Dallas Cowboys

What to know: The Cowboys take over second place within the NFC East with a win over the Vikings and the Giants’ loss to the Lions. Dallas is the No. 5 seed within the NFC due to the head-to-head win over New York.

Remaining schedule: vs. Giants vs. Colts vs. Texans, at Jaguars, vs. Eagles, at Titans, at Commanders

New York Giants

What to know: The Giants fall two video games behind the Eagles within the division due to their loss to the Lions. They are additionally in third place within the NFC East and maintain the No. 6 seed within the NFC.

Remaining schedule: at Cowboys, vs. Commanders, vs. Eagles, at Commanders, at Vikings, vs. Colts, at Eagles

Washington Commanders

What to know: The Commanders are again within the NFC playoff race — and over .500 — after their win over the Texans. They are one recreation behind the 49ers within the loss column — and may take the No. 7 seed within the NFC if San Francisco falls to Arizona on Monday evening.

Remaining schedule: vs. Falcons, at Giants, Bye, vs. Giants, at 49ers, vs. Browns vs. Cowboys

NFC North

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Minnesota Vikings

What to know: The Vikings’ probabilities at home-field benefit within the NFC took a severe hit due to Sunday’s loss to the Cowboys. Minnesota has a head-to-head loss to Philadelphia and Dallas now — even when the Vikings are nonetheless the No. 2 seed within the convention. The Vikings are a recreation behind the Eagles for the highest spot and would lose a head-to-head tiebreaker.

Remaining schedule: vs. Patriots vs. Jets, at Lions, vs. Colts vs. Giants, at Packers, at Bears

Detroit Lions

What to know: The Lions — sure the Lions — are in second place within the NFC North. Detroit has received three in a row, however sits two video games behind San Francisco within the loss column for the ultimate playoff spot. They are the No. 10 seed within the NFC.

Remaining schedule: vs. Bills vs. Jaguars, vs. Vikings, at Jets, at Panthers, vs. Bears, at Packers

Green Bay Packers

What to know: The Packers are three video games behind the 49ers within the loss column for the ultimate playoff spot with their playoff hopes dwindling. They are the No. 12 seed within the NFC.

Remaining schedule: at Eagles, at Bears, Bye, vs. Rams, at Dolphins, vs. Vikings vs. Lions

Chicago Bears

What to know: The Bears are tied for the worst document within the NFC. The Panthers personal the tiebreaker primarily based on Carolina having a greater win proportion in convention video games.

Remaining schedule: at Jets, vs. Packers, Bye, vs. Eagles vs. Bills, at Lions, vs. vikings

NFC South

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

What to know: The Buccaneers had their bye week and nonetheless lead the division. They are the No. 4 seed within the NFC.

Remaining schedule: at Browns, vs. Saints, at 49ers, vs. Bengals, at Cardinals, vs. Panthers, at Falcons

Atlanta Falcons

What to know: A win over the Bears put the Falcons a half recreation again of the Buccaneers of the division lead (Tampa Bay holds the head-to-head tiebreaker). The Falcons are the No. 9 seed within the NFC, two video games behind the 49ers within the loss column for the ultimate playoff spot.

Remaining schedule: at Commanders, vs. Steelers, Bye, at Saints, at Ravens, vs. Cardinals vs. Buccaneers

New Orleans Saints

What to know: The Saints are 1.5 video games again of the Buccaneers after their win over the Rams. They are three video games behind the 49ers within the loss column for the ultimate playoff spot, sitting because the No. 13 seed within the convention.

Remaining schedule: at 49ers, at Buccaneers, Bye, vs. Falcons, at Browns, at Eagles, vs. Panthers

Carolina Panthers

What to know: The Panthers are tied with the Bears for the worst document within the convention. They personal the tiebreaker primarily based on having a greater win proportion in convention video games than Chicago, however nonetheless are the No. 15 seed within the convention.

Remaining schedule: vs. Broncos, Bye, at Seahawks, vs. Steelers vs. Lions, at Buccaneers, at Saints

NFC West

Seattle Seahawks

What to know: The Seahawks had a bye this week, however misplaced the division lead after the 49ers received over the Cardinals on Monday. San Francisco holds the head-to-head tiebreaker over Seattle. The Seahawks are the No. 3 seed within the NFC.

Remaining schedule: vs. Raiders, at Rams, vs. Panthers vs. 49ers, at Chiefs, vs. Jets vs. Rams

San Francisco 49ers

What to know: The 49ers took the NFC West lead and the No. 3 seed within the convention.

Remaining schedule: vs. Saints, vs. Dolphins vs. Buccaneers, at Seahawks, vs. Commanders, at Raiders, vs. Cardinals

Arizona Cardinals

What to know: The Cardinals play the 49ers on Monday. Currently the No. 11 seed within the NFC, Arizona wants a win to drag inside one recreation of San Francisco within the loss column and knock the 49ers out of the No. 7 seeds The Cardinals can be one recreation behind the Commanders for the ultimate playoff spot with a win.

Remaining schedule: vs. Chargers, Bye, vs. Patriots, at Broncos, vs. Buccaneers, at Falcons, at 49ers

Los Angeles Rams

What to know: The Rams are three video games behind the 49ers within the loss column for the ultimate playoff spot, and had been swept by San Francisco. Los Angeles sits because the No. 14 seed within the NFC.

Remaining schedule: at Chiefs, vs. Seahawks, vs. Raiders, at Packers, vs. Broncos, at Chargers, at Seahawks

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