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AFC Playoff Picture After Week 15: RAVENS CLINCH PLAYOFFS; Remain No. 1 Seed!

Your Baltimore Ravens are headed to the 2023 NFL playoffs!

NFL: DEC 17 Ravens at Jaguars Photo by David Rosenblum/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

On Sunday Night Football, the No. 1 seed Baltimore Ravens handled business against the Jacksonville Jaguars, delivering a hearty 23-7 win and officially clinching the NFL playoffs!

AFC Standings

  1. Baltimore Ravens — X (11-3)
  2. Miami Dolphins (10-4)
  3. Kansas City Chiefs (9-5)
  4. Jacksonville Jaguars (8-5)
  5. Cleveland Browns (9-5)
  6. Cincinnati Bengals* (8-6, win over IND & BUF)
  7. Indianapolis Colts* (8-6, win over HOU, loss to CIN, 6-4 AFC)
  8. Houston Texans* (8-6, loss to IND, 4-4 AFC)
  9. Buffalo Bills* (8-6, 4-5 AFC)
  10. Pittsburgh Steelers (7-7, 5-5 AFC)
  11. Denver Broncos (7-7, 4-5 AFC)
  12. Las Vegas Raiders (6-8)
  13. Los Angeles Chargers (5-9, 3-6 AFC)
  14. Tennessee Titans - e (5-9, 3-7 AFC)
  15. New York Jets - e (5-9, 3-7 AFC)
  16. New England Patriots - e (3-10)

* The first tiebreaker is the AFC South, where the Colts win over the Texans on head-to-head. Then the Colts, Bengals, and Bills go to a tiebreaker. Cincinnati has wins over Indianapolis and Buffalo, so they are 6th. The Bills and Colts go to a tiebreaker, which Indy wins on AFC record. The Bills and Texans go to a tiebreaker, which Houston wins on AFC record.

e - The Titans, Jets, and Patriots have been eliminated from the postseason.

The Ravens now hold a 71% probability to win the No. 1 seed in the AFC, the highest of any team in the conference. The road to the Super Bowl may well be going through M&T Bank Stadium.


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