2021 NFL Playoff scenarios, odds: Steve Kornacki breaks down AFC, NFC races for Week 15


Week 15 of the NFL season is almost complete and Steve Kornacki is back on Football Night in America on NBC and Peacock to break down the 2021 NFL Playoff picture ahead of Saints vs. Buccaneers on Sunday Night Football. With big wins by the Cincinnati Bengals and Pittsburgh Steelers, what does the AFC North playoff picture look like? How did the Baltimore Ravens’ loss to the Green Bay Packers affect their playoff odds in the AFC?

Check out the video above to see Steve Kornacki at the big board as he walks through the current NFL playoff scenarios. Plus, watch more breakdowns of the NFC playoff picture here. Check out ProFootballTalk for more up-to-date NFL playoff news, standings and more.

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2021 NFL Playoff Picture entering Sunday Night Football, Week 15

AFC Playoff Picture 2021

  1. Kansas City Chiefs (10-4)*
  2. New England Patriots (9-5)*
  3. Tennessee Titans (9-5)*
  4. Cincinnati Bengals (8-6)*
  5. Indianapolis Colts (8-6)*
  6. Los Angeles Chargers (8-6)*
  7. Buffalo Bills (8-6)*
  8. Baltimore Ravens (8-6)
  9. Cleveland Browns (7-6)
  10. Pittsburgh Steelers (7-6-1)
  11. Miami Dolphins (7-7)
  12. Denver Broncos (7-7)
  13. Las Vegas Raiders (6-7)

NFC Playoff Picture 2021

  1. Green Bay Packers (11-3)*
  2. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (10-3)*
  3. Dallas Cowboys (10-4)*
  4. Arizona Cardinals (10-4)*
  5. Los Angeles Rams (9-4)*
  6. San Francisco 49ers (8-6)*
  7. Washington Football Team (6-7)*
  8. Minnesota Vikings (6-7)
  9. Philadelphia Eagles (6-7)
  10. New Orleans Saints (6-7)
  11. Atlanta Falcons (6-8)
  12. Seattle Seahawks (5-8)
  13. Carolina Panthers (5-9)
  14. Chicago Bears (4-9)
  15. New York Giants (4-10)

*Currently in playoff picture

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