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NFL Playoffs: Which Teams Are On Wild Card Alert?

In the NFL, week 12 is coming to a close and the NFL’s playoff picture is slowly but surely coming into fruition. In the AFC, the Oakland Raiders and the New England Patriots both secured their ninth wins today to move to 9-2. On the NFC side, the 10-1 Dallas Cowboys furthered their stance as the number one seed with a win against the Washington Redskins on Thursday night (November 24). The Seattle Seahawks, who currently sit as the second best team in the NFC, lost to the red-hot Tampa Bay Buccaneers 14-5 on Sunday, November 27, to drop to 7-3-1. As of now, here are the NFL playoff standings if they ended today.

AFC
  1. Patriots (9-2, AFC East)
  2. Raiders (9-2, AFC West)
  3. Ravens (6-5, AFC North)
  4. Texans (6-5, AFC South)
  5. Chiefs (7-3, Wild Card)
  6. Broncos (7-3, Wild Card)
NFC
  1. Cowboys (10-1, NFC East)
  2. Seahawks (7-3-1, NFC West)
  3. Lions (7-4, NFC North)
  4. Falcons (7-4, NFC South)
  5. Giants (8-3, Wild Card)
  6. Washington (6-4-1, Wild Card)

Here are the NFL teams who are currently still alive in the playoff picture to become possible wild cards.

The AFC is at the top, while the NFC is at the bottom.

STILL ALIVE
SEED TEAM DIVISION RECORD
7 Miami East 7-4-0
8 Pittsburgh North 6-5-0
9 Buffalo East 6-5-0
10 Tennessee South 6-6-0
11 Indianapolis South 5-6-0
12 San Diego West 5-6-0
13 Cincinnati North 3-7-1
14 N.Y. Jets East 3-8-0
15 Jacksonville South 2-9-0
STILL ALIVE
SEED TEAM DIVISION RECORD
7 Tampa Bay South 6-5-0
8 Minnesota North 6-5-0
9 Philadelphia East 5-5-0
10 New Orleans South 5-6-0
11 Arizona West 4-6-1
12 Green Bay North 4-6-0
13 Carolina South 4-7-0
14 Los Angeles West 4-7-0
15 Chicago North 2-9-0
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