NFL Playoff Picture

Dec 23, 2012; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green (18) runs past Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison (92) during the first half of the game at Heinz Field. Mandatory Credit: Jason Bridge-USA TODAY Sports

After week 16 of play in the NFL, the playoff picture is picking up its missing pieces from all over the league. Several teams got big wins, allowing the AFC to finalize their postseason bracket. Other teams got one game closer, as their foes fell from the ranks. Here is how it all looks if the season were to end today.

AFC

Wild-Card Round

Matchup #1 – 6th seed vs 3rd seed Matchup #2 – 5th seed vs 4th seed
Cincinnati Bengals Indianapolis Colts
New England Patriots Baltimore Ravens

Divisional Round

Matchup #1 – Lowest seed vs 1st seed Matchup #2 – Highest seed vs 2nd seed
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Houston Texans Denver Broncos

 

NFC

Wild-Card Round

Matchup #1 – 6th seed vs 3rd seed Matchup #2 – 5th seed vs 4th seed
Minnesota Vikings Seattle Seahawks
San Francisco 49ers Washington Redskins

Divisional Round

Matchup #1 – Lowest seed vs 1st seed Matchup #2 – Highest seed vs 2nd seed
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Atlanta Falcons Green Bay Packers

 

NFC Playoff Hunt

Chicago Bears 9-6
Dallas Cowboys 8-7
New York Giants 8-7

Topics: AFC, Cincinnati Bengals, NFC, NFL Playoffs

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