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AFC Winning Magic Numbers

How close is your team to clinching a certain playoff spot? A Winning Magic Number is the number of games a team must win to guarantee winning a given playoff spot. Click a team name to proceed to the team playoff picture page.

AFC Winning Magic Numbers
Record Divisional Winners Wildcard No
Playoffs
No
POs
Team DivisionDiv W L T GPi
Games Played
17 game season
1*
First Round Bye
2**
First Round Home Field
Advantage
3**
First Round Home Field
Advantage
4**
First Round Home Field
Advantage
5 6 7 8
Chiefs West 14 3 0 17 0 ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^
Bills East 13 3 1 17 X 0 ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^
Bengals North 12 4 1 17 X X 0 ^ ^ ^ ^ ^
Jaguars South 9 8 0 17 X X X 0 ^ ^ ^ ^
Chargers West 10 7 0 17 X X X X 0 ^ ^ ^
Ravens North 10 7 0 17 X X X X X 0 ^ ^
Dolphins East 9 8 0 17 X X X X X X 0 ^
 
Steelers North 9 8 0 17 X X X X X X X 0
Patriots East 8 9 0 17 X X X X X X X 0
Jets East 7 10 0 17 X X X X X X X 0
Titans South 7 10 0 17 X X X X X X X 0
Browns North 7 10 0 17 X X X X X X X 0
Raiders West 6 11 0 17 X X X X X X X 0
Broncos West 5 12 0 17 X X X X X X X 0
Colts South 4 12 1 17 X X X X X X X 0
Texans South 3 13 1 17 X X X X X X X 0
  • Notes
  • ^ means the team will finish better than this spot
  • X means the team cannot win this spot
  • numeric numeric indicates the number of games that must be won to guarantee winning this spot
  • "DNCD" indicates the team Does Not Control its Destiny for this spot and thus, even after winning all remaining games, needs help from other teams to win
  • *  denotes first round bye in the playoffs
  • ** denotes first round home field advantage in the playoffs