The New England Patriots (13-2) moved to a normal triumph over the Jets in Week 16, and they are one stage nearer to securing home-field advantage in the AFC playoffs.
In any case, despite everything they have more work to do in light of the fact that the Oakland Raiders (12-3) won their Week 16 home amusement against the Indianapolis Colts. In any case, the Raiders endured a major blow when quarterback Derek Carr endured a softened fibula up that diversion.
The Pats can secure that No. 1 seed on the off chance that they beat the Miami Dolphins (10-5) out and about in Week 17. The Dolphins outlived the Buffalo Bills in Week 16, adequately disposing of Buffalo from playoff thought.
On the off chance that the Pats fall in the season finale in Miami, as they did a year back, they will lose the No. 1 seed to the Raiders on the off chance that they win their season finale out and about against the Denver Broncos (8-6).
While the Raiders secured their playoff detect a week prior, despite everything they have not dealt with the AFC West. In the event that the Broncos beat the Kansas City Chiefs (10-4) Sunday night, the Raiders will possess that title.
In any case, if the Chiefs win that diversion and their season finale against the San Diego Chargers while the Raiders lose at Denver in their last amusement, the Chiefs will win the division title.
The misfortune to the Raiders wiped out the Colts from playoff thought.
The Texans got a break Saturday evening when the Tennessee Titans (8-7) lost to the Jacksonville Jaguars. The Titans lost quarterback Marcus Mariota to a softened leg up that amusement, and they would have required Cincinnati to beat Houston to have stayed alive in the division race. That shot vanished when Cincinnati placekicker Randy Bullock sent his endeavor at an amusement winning field objective wide appropriate on the diversion's last play.
In the NFC, the Atlanta Falcons (10-5) secured the NFC South division when they vanquished the Carolina Panthers Saturday evening and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (8-7) lost to the New Orleans Saints. The triumph gave the Falcons a two-diversion lead in the division with one amusement to play.
The Dallas Cowboys (12-2) secured the NFC East and the No. 1 seed in the NFC when the New York Giants (10-5) lost to the Philadelphia Eagles Thursday night. Be that as it may, the Giants secured a playoff spot as a consequence of Tampa Bay's misfortune.
The No. 2 seed in the NFC has still in question. The Falcons moved into that position as a consequence of their win over the Panthers and the Seattle Seahawks' (9-5-1) misfortune to the Arizona Cardinals. Atlanta will secure that position and gain a bye in the first round of the playoffs on the off chance that they can beat the Saints in the season finale.
The Cowboys are in addition to 135 top picks to win the NFC, as per OddsShark. The Seahawks are in addition to 225, the Green Bay Packers are in addition to 700, the Falcons are in addition to 800, the Detroit Lions are in addition to 1,200 and the New York Giants are in addition to 1,200.