Who's in the NFL Playoffs 2019? Updated Standings and Postseason Bracket after Week 16

Two playoff spots remain up for grabs as the NFL enters the final week of regular season.

The Baltimore Ravens secured home field advantage throughout the playoffs on Sunday, while the Philadelphia Eagles took charge of the NFC East and the San Francisco 49ers regained control of the NFC.

Here's what the playoff bracket looks like going into Week 17 of the regular season.


Baltimore Ravens (13-2)

Baltimore has guaranteed themselves the No. 1 spot in the AFC and home-field advantage throughout the playoffs with a 31-15 win in Cleveland on Sunday.

The Ravens has won 11 games in a row and can now rest key players in Week 17 against the Steelers, safe in the knowledge the road to Super Bowl LIV will go via Baltimore.

New England Patriots (12-3)

The Patriots secured an 11th consecutive AFC East title with a 24-17 win over the Buffalo Bills and have one hand on a first-round bye.

As shown by this graphic provided by Statista, New England will earn an extra week rest with a win in Miami in Week 17, but a loss against the 4-11 Dolphins would leave the door open for the Kansas City Chiefs.

NFL Playoffs bracket Week 16
Two playoff spots remain up for grabs going into the final week of the NFL regular season Statista

Kansas City Chiefs (11-4)

The Chiefs kept their hopes of securing a first-round bye alive with a comfortable 26-3 win in Chicago on Sunday Night Football.

Going into Week 17, the equation for Kansas City is simple: it can't drop any lower than third if it defeats the Los Angeles Chargers at home.

A win would give the Chiefs the chance to leapfrog the Patriots and enter the playoffs with the No. 2 seed if New England loses in Miami.

Conversely, a loss to the Chargers could see Kansas City slide to No. 4 if the Texans beat Tennessee.

Houston Texans (10-5)

The Texans clinched a fourth AFC South title in five seasons with a 23-20 win in Tampa Bay on Saturday and can still leapfrog the Chiefs and move up to No. 3 next week.

A win over the Titans in Houston next week would see the Texans overtake Kansas City if the Chiefs lose at home against the Chargers.

Buffalo Bills (10-5)

The loss in New England on Saturday ended the Bills' slim hopes of securing a first AFC East title since 1995, but ultimately had little impact on their playoff prospects.

Buffalo will enter the postseason as the No. 5 seed and is likely heading for a matchup against the Texans.

Tennessee Titans (8-7)

Despite losing 38-28 at home to the New Orleans Saints on Sunday, the Titans leapfrogged the Steelers in the race for the final wild card spot in the AFC, after Pittsburgh lost 16-10 on the road to the New York Jets.

Tennessee can clinch a playoff berth with a win in Houston on Sunday, which would give the Titans the chance to avenge the loss they suffered against their AFC South rivals in Week 15.

FiveThirtyEight's statistical projections give Tennessee a 60 percent chance of reaching the playoffs.


San Francisco 49ers (12-3)

The San Francisco 49ers regained control of the NFC West and of the No. 1 seed in the NFC with a 34-31 win over the Los Angeles Rams on Saturday night.

Coupled with the Seahawks' unexpected 27-13 defeat at home to Arizona, the 49ers' win leaves San Francisco in pole position to clinch a first-round bye with a win in Seattle in Week 17.

According to FiveThirtyEight, the 49ers have a 55 percent chance of winning the division and earning a first-round bye and home field advantage throughout the playoffs.

New Orleans Saints (12-3)

The New Orleans Saints temporarily took control of the second seed in the NFC with a 38-28 in Tennessee over the Titans.

The Saints could relinquish the No. 2 spot if the Green Bay Packers win in Minneapolis on Monday Night Football, but will retain if the Vikings win instead.

New Orleans has a 72 percent of clinching a first-round bye but must hope the Packers lose on Monday and it then has to take care of business on the road against Carolina in Week 17.

Green Bay Packers (11-3)

The Packers can win the NFC North if they defeat the Vikings in Minneapolis on Monday Night Football, while a loss would require them to win in Detroit against the Lions in Week 17.

More importantly, a loss on Monday night would see Green Bay remain at No. 3 and fall behind New Orleans in the race for a first-round bye.

Philadelphia Eagles

The Philadelphia Eagles overtook the Dallas Cowboys in the race for the NFC East title, after defeating their divisional rivals 17-9 at home. The Eagles would win the division and qualify for the playoffs with a road win over the New York Giants next week, while Dallas must win at home agains Washington and hope Philadelphia slips up.

Philadelphia Eagles, Carson Wentz
Miles Sanders #26, Carson Wentz #11, and Greg Ward #84 of the Philadelphia Eagles react in the final moments of the game against the Dallas Cowboys at Lincoln Financial Field on December 22 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Eagles defeated the Cowboys 17-9. Mitchell Leff/Getty

Seattle Seahawks

The Seahawks considerably complicated their road to the No. 1 spot in the NFC with a surprise 27-13 loss at home to Arizona, which saw San Francisco overtake them at the top of the NFC West.

Seattle can still leapfrog the 49ers and win the division, which would guarantee the No. 1 spot and home advantage throughout the playoffs, with a win over San Francisco at home next week.

Minnesota Vikings (10-4)

The Vikings still have an outside chance to win the NFC North, but have to beat the Packers on Monday night and Chicago in Week 17, while hoping Green Bay loses to Detroit in the final week of the regular season.

Bar major changes, Minnesota looks set to enter the playoffs as a very dangerous No. 6 seed.

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