#1 Posted on 18.11.03 0920.16 Reposted on: 18.11.10 0929.01
NFL PLAYOFF SEEDINGS AFTER WEEK 11
AFC 1. Kansas City (9-1) AFC West leaders 2. Indianapolis (8-2) AFC South leaders 3. New England (8-2) AFC East leaders 4. Cincinnati (5-5) AFC North leaders 5. Tennessee (8-2) Wild card 6. Denver (6-4) Wild card 7. Miami (6-4) 8. Baltimore (5-5) 9. Buffalo (4-6) 10. Houston (4-6) 11. Cleveland (4-6) 12. N. Y. Jets (3-7) 13. Pittsburgh (3-7) 14. Oakland (3-7) 15. Jacksonville (2-8) 16. San Diego (2-8)
NFC 1. Carolina (8-2) NFC South leaders 2. Seattle (7-3) NFC West leaders 3. Dallas (7-3) NFC East leaders 4. Minnesota (6-4) NFC North leaders 5. Philadelphia (7-3) Wild card 6. St. Louis (7-3) Wild card 7. New Orleans (5-5) 8. Green Bay (5-5) 9. San Francisco (5-5) 10. Tampa Bay (4-6) 11. N. Y. Giants (4-6) 12. Washington (4-6) 13. Detroit (3-7) 14. Arizona (3-7) 15. Chicago (3-7) 16. Atlanta (2-8)
Wild Card Matchups: AFC: Denver at New England, Tennessee at Cincinnati NFC: St. Louis at Dallas, Philadelphia at Minnesota
First-round byes: AFC: Kansas City, Indianapolis NFC: Carolina, Seattle
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#2 Posted on 18.11.03 0953.09 Reposted on: 18.11.10 0953.52
The AFC South # 2 at AFC North # 1, with a three-win difference between them doomsday scenario is going along just fine....
Incidentally, the last time a division champion had fewer wins than a team in their conference that missed the playoffs was 1985 when Cleveland won the AFC Central at 8-8 and Denver missed the playoffs at 11-5. There were a couple of times where a division champ had as many wins as a team that missed the playoffs, or fewer wins that two wild-card teams, but it's been 18 years since what will probably happen in the AFC this year has happened.
#4 Posted on 18.11.03 1219.56 Reposted on: 18.11.10 1221.10
Originally posted by gugsHow does New England not get a first round bye?
Indianapolis, Tennessee, and New England are all 8-2. The tie for the AFC South title goes to the Colts because they beat the Titans in their only meeting so far this year.
That leaves the Colts and Pats, who haven't played. The next tiebreaker is best conference record. LAST week they were both 5-1 in conference games and the Patriots won the next tiebreaker. However, this week the Colts beat the Jets and the Pats beat the Cowboys, giving the Colts a 6-1 conference record vs. the Pat's 5-1 conference record.
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#8 Posted on 20.11.03 1528.37 Reposted on: 20.11.10 1529.01
I'm really getting a kick out of Cincinnati (BTW I guess Marvin Lewis is a good head coach for all the teams that passed on him over the years), Well The Natti is in first place even though it is a weak division. Home field advantage with a 500 record and 3 games behind the team that's going to visit them LoL
On the NFC side who would have thought who came out of the NFC North (Minnesota) would be the lowest ranked division leader. Not me.
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