NFL playoff picture: Washington claims final postseason berth with NFC East title

Several NFL playoff spots were still in play entering Week 17, but the field is finally set.

In the early window on Sunday, the Ravens, Browns and Titans all clinched playoff spots. The Cowboys were also eliminated by the Giants, and the Buccaneers locked themselves into the No. 5 spot in the NFC. The Bills will be the No. 2 seed in the AFC after their win, locking the Steelers into the third spot.

In the afternoon window, the Rams eliminated the Cardinals while clinching their own playoff spot, along with one for the Bears. The Packers secured the top seed in the NFC, too. And in the AFC, the Colts locked up a playoff berth. The Titans, however, won the AFC South on a last-second field goal. Then on Sunday night, Washington took home the NFC East title with a win, eliminating the Giants.

Here is the final view of the playoff teams and seedings.

Jump to team:
BAL | BUF | CHI | CLE
GB | IND | KC | LAR | NO
PIT | SEA | TB | TEN | WSH

NFC

The Packers have locked up both the NFC North and the No. 1 seed in the conference. They will receive both home-field advantage throughout the NFC playoffs and a wild-card round bye.

Wild-card matchup: BYE


The Saints have locked up the NFC South, and they will be the No. 2 seed in the NFC.

Wild-card matchup: vs. Bears (Sunday, 4:40 p.m. ET)


The Seahawks have locked up the NFC West, and they will be the No. 3 seed in the NFC.

Wild-card matchup: vs. Rams (Saturday, 4:40 p.m. ET)


Washington has locked up the NFC East, and it will be the No. 4 seed in the NFC.

Wild-card matchup: vs. Buccaneers (Saturday, 8:15 p.m. ET)


The Buccaneers have locked up a playoff berth, and they will be the No. 5 seed in the NFC. They finished second in the NFC South.

Wild-card matchup: vs. Washington (Saturday, 8:15 p.m. ET)


The Rams have locked up a playoff berth, and they will be the No. 6 seed in the NFC. They finished second in the NFC West.

Wild-card matchup: vs. Seahawks (Saturday, 4:40 p.m. ET)


The Bears have locked up a playoff berth, and they will be the No. 7 seed in the NFC. They finished second in the NFC North.

Wild-card matchup: vs. Saints (Sunday, 4:40 p.m. ET)

AFC

The Chiefs have locked up both the AFC West and the No. 1 seed in the conference. They will receive both home-field advantage throughout the AFC playoffs and a wild-card round bye.

Wild-card matchup: BYE


The Bills have locked up the AFC East, and they will be the No. 2 seed in the AFC.

Wild-card matchup: vs. Colts (Saturday, 1:05 p.m. ET)


The Steelers have locked up the AFC North, and they will be the No. 3 seed in the AFC.

Wild-card matchup: vs. Browns (Sunday, 8:15 p.m. ET)


The Titans have locked up the AFC South, and they will be the No. 4 seed in the AFC.

Wild-card matchup: vs. Ravens (Sunday, 1:05 p.m. ET)


The Ravens have locked up a playoff berth, and they will be the No. 5 seed in the AFC. They finished tied for second in the AFC North.

Wild-card matchup: vs. Titans (Sunday, 1:05 p.m. ET)


The Browns have locked up a playoff berth, and they will be the No. 6 seed in the AFC. They finished tied for second in the AFC North.

Wild-card matchup: vs. Steelers (Sunday, 8:15 p.m. ET)


The Colts have locked up a playoff berth, and they will be the No. 7 seed in the AFC. They finished second in the AFC South.

Wild-card matchup: vs. Bills (Saturday, 1:05 p.m. ET)

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