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NFL Playoff Scenarios 2023-24: Wildcard Picture, Postseason Bracket Post-Week 16

Erik BeastonDecember 25, 2023NFL Playoff Scenarios 2023-24: Wildcard Picture, Postseason Bracket Post-Week 16 0 of 4 INGLEWOOD, CA – DECEMBER 21: Demarcus Robinson # 15 of the Los Angeles Rams lacks the tunnel prior to an NFL football video game versus the New Orleans Saints at SoFi Stadium on December 21, 2023 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Cooper Neill/Getty Images) Cooper Neill/Getty Images The playoff image in the NFL is ending up being clearer, thanks to the outcomes of Week 16. The Miami Dolphins continued to develop themselves as a genuine competitor to a Super Bowl title with a late-game, come-from-behind success over the Dallas Cowboys. 19659005 The Los Angeles Rams and Cleveland Browns made wins that enhanced their playoff chances and revealed flashes of why they must be thought about amongst the scariest playoff competitors. 19659006 Following Sunday’s slate of action, learn who those groups would play if the season ended now and what the present playoff standings appear like. Present AFC Playoff Picture 1 of 4 JACKSONVILLE, FL – DECEMBER 17: Roquan Smith # 0 of the Baltimore Ravens leads a huddle previous to an NFL football video game versus the Jacksonville Jaguars at EverBank Stadium on December 17, 2023 in Jacksonville, Florida. (Photo by Perry Knotts/Getty Images) Perry Knotts/Getty Images Existing standings following Sunday’s slate of video games: Baltimore Ravens (11-3, AFC North) (clinched playoffs) Miami Dolphins (10-4, AFC East) 19659013 Kansas City Chiefs (9-5, AFC West) Jacksonville Jaguars (8-6, AFC South) Cleveland Browns (10-5, Wildcard) Buffalo Bills (8-6, Wildcard) 19659017 Indianapolis Colts (8-7, Wildcard) 19659018 On the Bubble 19659019 Houston Texans (8-7) 19659020 Cincinnati Bengals (8-7) 19659021 Pittsburgh Steelers (8-7) Denver Broncos (7-8) 19659023 Las Vegas Raiders (6-8) Gotten rid of 19659025 Tennessee Titans (5-10) New York City Jets (6-9) 19659027 Los Angeles Chargers (5-10) New England Patriots (4-11) Existing NFC Playoff Picture 19459001 2 of 4 19659029 GLENDALE, ARIZONA – DECEMBER 17: Quarterback Brock Purdy # 13 of the San Francisco 49ers hands the football to Christian McCaffrey # 23 throughout the NFL video game at State Farm Stadium on December 17, 2023 in Glendale, Arizona. The 49ers beat the Cardinals 45-29. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images) Christian Petersen/Getty Images Present standings following Sunday’s slate of video games: San Francisco 49ers (11-3, NFC West) (clinched playoffs, department) Detroit Lions (11-4, NFC North) Dallas Cowboys (10-4, NFC East) (clinched playoffs) 19659035 Tampa Bay Buccaneers (7-7, NFC South) Philadelphia Eagles (10-4, Wildcard) (clinched playoffs) 19659037 Los Angeles Rams (8-7, Wildcard) Seattle Seahawks (8-7, Wildcard) On the Bubble Minnesota Vikings (7-8) Green Bay Packers (7-8) New Orleans Saints (7-8) Atlanta Falcons (7-8) New York City Giants (5-9) 19659045 Chicago Bears (5-9) Gotten rid of Washington Commanders (4-11) Arizona Cardinals (3-11) 19659049 Carolina Panthers (2-13) 19459002 AFC Playoff Bracket 3 of 4 19659050 FOXBOROUGH, MASSACHUSETTS – DECEMBER 17: Patrick Mahomes # 15 of the Kansas City Chiefs aims to pass throughout the video game versus the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium on December 17, 2023 in Foxborough, Massachusetts. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images) 19659051 Maddie Meyer/Getty Images The present playoff match-ups since Sunday would be: 19659053 Bye: Baltimore Ravens 19659054 No. 7 Indianapolis Colts at No. 2 Miami Dolphins 19659055 No. 6 Buffalo Bills at No. 3 Kansas City Chiefs 19659056 No. 5 Cleveland Browns at No. 4 Jacksonville Jaguars The video game that sticks out the majority of those prospective match-ups is undoubtedly Buffalo at Kansas City in a rematch of their Week 14 match-up that saw the Bills get the 20-17 triumph in the middle of a questionable late-game charge on Chiefs pass receiver Kadarius Toney. 19659058ยป … 19659059 Learn more