NFL
X
AFC
SEED
TEAM
DIVISIONRECORD
zEast12-3-0
yWest11-3-0
North9-4-1
ySouth10-5-0
xNorth10-5-0
West9-6-0
San Diego is ahead of Baltimore based on head to head (1-0).
STILL ALIVE
7North9-6-0
San Diego is ahead of Baltimore based on head to head (1-0).
8South8-7-0
Houston is ahead of Kansas City and Miami based on conference record (Texans' 7-4 to the Chiefs' 6-5 and the Dolphins' 6-5).
9West8-7-0
Houston is ahead of Kansas City and Miami based on conference record (Texans' 7-4 to the Chiefs' 6-5 and the Dolphins' 6-5). Kansas City is ahead of Miami based on head to head (1-0).
ELIMINATED
10East8-7-0
11East8-7-0
12North7-8-0
13East3-12-0
14South3-12-0
15West3-12-0
16South2-13-0
NFC
SEED
TEAM
DIVISIONRECORD
xWest11-4-0
Seattle is ahead of Arizona in the NFC West based on head to head (2-0). Seattle and Detroit are ahead of Dallas based on conference record (Seahawks' 9-2 and Lions' 9-2 to the Cowboys' 7-4). Seattle is ahead of Detroit based on common games record (5-0 to the Lions' 2-2).
xNorth11-4-0
Detroit is ahead of Green Bay in the NFC North based on head to head (1-0). Seattle and Detroit are ahead of Dallas based on conference record (Seahawks' 9-2 and Lions' 9-2 to the Cowboys' 7-4). Seattle is ahead of Detroit based on common games record (5-0 to the Lions' 2-2). Detroit is ahead of Dallas based on conference record (9-2 to the Cowboys' 7-4).
yEast11-4-0
Seattle and Detroit are ahead of Dallas based on conference record (Seahawks' 9-2 and Lions' 9-2 to the Cowboys' 7-4). Detroit is ahead of Dallas based on conference record (9-2 to the Cowboys' 7-4).
South6-8-1
xNorth11-4-0
Detroit is ahead of Green Bay in the NFC North based on head to head (1-0). Green Bay is ahead of Arizona based on common games record (2-2 to the Cardinals' 2-3).
xWest11-4-0
Seattle is ahead of Arizona in the NFC West based on head to head (2-0). Green Bay is ahead of Arizona based on common games record (2-2 to the Cardinals' 2-3).
9South6-9-0
Atlanta is ahead of New Orleans in the NFC South based on head to head (2-0). Atlanta is ahead of Minnesota, St. Louis and the N.Y. Giants based on conference record (Falcons' 6-5 to the Vikings' 5-6, the Rams' 4-7 and the Giants' 4-7).
ELIMINATED
7East9-6-0
8West7-8-0
10South6-9-0
11North6-9-0
12East6-9-0
13West6-9-0
14North5-10-0
15East4-11-0
16South2-13-0
x-clinched playoff berth
y-denotes division winner
z-denotes first-round bye
*-clinched home-field advantage

During the regular season, the seeds reflect how the playoffs would stand if the season ended up to that point. The NFL playoffs are not based on a pure bracket system. In the divisional playoffs, the No. 1 seed is assured of playing the lowest-seeded Wild Card survivor. There are no restrictions on intra-division games and the higher seed of any matchup will have home-field advantage.