AFC playoff picture

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Ryan Hannable
December 25, 2018 - 8:44 am
It’s officially the last week of the regular season, but no seeds in the AFC have been set. Yes, teams have clinched division titles and playoff berths, but the actual seeds won’t be determined until after play this Sunday. Week 16 saw some exciting games and also some upsets with the Chargers...
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Ryan Hannable
December 18, 2018 - 10:42 am
Week 15 is in the books and things are becoming more clear in the AFC. The Chargers’ win over the Chiefs on Thursday makes things a little complicated at the top, but things are starting to come into place with two weeks in the regular season remaining. Kansas City wasn’t the only top team to fall...
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Ryan Hannable
December 15, 2018 - 8:04 am
FOXBORO -- Thursday night's Chargers-Chiefs game was extremely important when it comes to the AFC playoff picture. On Friday, Tom Brady was asked if he watched? "I didn’t," he said. "I was asleep before kickoff." Brady did know the Chargers came away with a thrilling 29-28 win to now have the same...
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Ryan Hannable
December 11, 2018 - 10:48 am
What a week. Week 14 in the NFL may have been one of the most exciting of the season with plenty of games coming down to the wire, including games involving playoff teams. The Patriots-Dolphins was obviously the most thrilling considering the final play, but the Chiefs-Ravens and Steelers-Raiders...
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Ryan Hannable
December 04, 2018 - 9:45 am
Week 13 in the NFL is in the books and what an interesting week it was. In the NFC, the Saints were knocked off by the Cowboys, while in the AFC, the Chargers came from behind to stun the Steelers in Pittsburgh Sunday night. This made the top of the AFC a little more clear, but with other top...
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Ryan Hannable
November 27, 2018 - 10:49 am
Week 12 is in the books and there are only five games left in the NFL regular season. While there are still plenty of teams in the mix, things are becoming more clear at the top. The top five teams are pretty much set at this point, it will just come down to the order. Meanwhile, the No. 6 seed...
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Ryan Hannable
November 20, 2018 - 9:07 am
Monday night’s Chiefs-Rams classic was the best game of the NFL season so far and went a long way in making the AFC playoff picture more clear after Week 11. Even though the Patriots were off this week, they were able to gain ground in the standings. They are in a decent position to where their...
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Ryan Hannable
November 18, 2018 - 7:58 pm
The Patriots enjoyed their bye week this weekend, but that didn’t mean the games Sunday didn’t impact them and the AFC playoff picture. While the current No. 1 seed in the Chiefs don’t play until Monday night against the Rams, the other top teams in the AFC were in action. Going into the week, the...
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Ryan Hannable
November 13, 2018 - 11:50 am
Obviously, not a good week for the Patriots with their blowout loss in Tennessee. The defeat also set them back in the AFC playoff picture, as if the playoffs began right now they would be without a first-round bye and have to host a game on wild card weekend. With six games after their bye this...
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Ryan Hannable
November 06, 2018 - 11:51 am
It’s past the midway point of the season so the AFC playoff picture is starting to become more clear. After a 1-2 start, the Patriots have won six straight games to improve to 7-2 on the year and are right back to where many expected them to be. While the AFC South may be one of least competitive...
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