During the final six weeks of the NFL season, 12 AFC teams will be battling over six available playoff spots. Only two games currently separate the top of the conference from the bottom of the playoff pack. No one team on the list has separated itself as a postseason lock, and with crucial games still to be played, there is opportunity for some exciting playoff runs that will go right down to the wire.
Now, a month and a half is quite a lot of time, and a lot can happen in six games. But what's the harm in taking a look at the playoff picture a little early?
When it's all said and done, and all 16 games have been played, who's in, and who's out?