NFL Standings: Breaking Down Playoff Spots Still Up for Grabs

December 28, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Heading into Week 17, the NFL standings are a jumbled mess with very little set in stone. Fortunately, the final week of games will clear everything up.
There are currently 10 teams fighting for four remaining playoff spots, while most of the eight teams already in the postseason are still battling for seeding. This will create a very exciting final Sunday as 13 of the 16 games have some playoff importance.
Still, the important thing at this point is simply making the postseason, because anything can happen at that point. As a result, we will focus on what it will take for each remaining squad in contention to stay alive in January.
Here is a full look at the current NFL standings heading into Week 17 with a breakdown of the undecided playoff spots.
AFC Wild Card
Teams in contention: Miami Dolphins, Baltimore Ravens, San Diego Chargers, Pittsburgh Steelers
This is by far the most confusing of all the playoff scenarios considering no one control...

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