2021 NFL Playoff scenarios, odds: Steve Kornacki breaks down Week 16 AFC, NFC races


Week 16 of the NFL season is almost finished and Steve Kornacki is back on Football Night in America on NBC and Peacock to break down the 2021 NFL Playoff picture ahead of the NFC East showdown between the Dallas Cowboys and the Washington Football Team on Sunday Night Football. With a big win against the New England Patriots, where do the Buffalo Bills stand in the AFC East? What does the AFC North playoff picture look like after the Cincinnati Bengals blew out the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday afternoon?

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Check out the video above to see Steve Kornacki at the big board as he walks through the current NFL playoff scenarios in the AFC. Plus, watch Kornacki break down the NFC playoff picture here. Be sure to check out ProFootballTalk for more up-to-date NFL playoff news, 2021 standings and more.

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2021 NFL Playoff Picture entering Week 17

2021 AFC Playoff Picture

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

2021 NFC Playoff Picture

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

*Currently in playoff picture

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