The Week 17 playoff picture – (News)

The Week 17 playoff picture –

With the afternoon in the bag, here’s a look at where things stand for the 12 playoff seeds.

Chiefs (12-4): Sunday’s win over the Raiders gave the Chiefs the No. 1 seed in the AFC.

Patriots (11-5): Sunday’s win over the Jets gave the Patriots the No. 2 seed in the AFC.

Texans (11-5): The Texans have clinched the AFC South, and the No. 3 seed, with their win over the Jaguars.

Ravens (10-6): The Ravens secured the AFC North title, and the No. 4 seed, by beating the Browns.

Chargers (12-4): The Chargers beat the Broncos, but Kansas City’s win knocks the Chargers to the No. 5 seed.

Titans (9-6): The Titans will clinch the No. 6 seed with a win over the Colts.

Colts (9-6): The Colts clinch the No. 6 seed with a win over the Titans.

Steelers (9-6-1): The Steelers will be the No. 6 seed if the Colts and Titans tie.

Saints (13-3): The NFC South champions are locked in as the No. 1 seed.

Rams (13-3): The NFC West champions nailed down the No. 2 seed by beating the 49ers.

Bears (12-4): The NFC North champions are the No. 3 seed.

Cowboys (10-6): The NFC East champions are locked in as the No. 4 seed.

Seahawks (10-6): The Seahawks secured the No. 5 seed with Sunday’s win over the Cardinals. (With the Vikings losing, the Seahawks would have had it anyway.

Eagles (9-7): The Eagles secured the No. 6 seed by beating Washington, and via Minnesota’s loss to Chicago.

Vikings (8-7-1): The Vikings failed to qualify for the playoffs, by losing to the Bears and by the Eagles winning.