2019 NFL playoff picture: AFC, NFC standings, seeds, scenarios and outlook in Week 14

Jackson throws 3 TDs in win over Bills (1:30)

Lamar Jackson throws three touchdowns to lead the Ravens past the Bills. (1:30)

Sunday's early games included two with significant playoff implications. The 49ers reclaimed a level of control over the NFC with a thrilling 48-46 victory over the Saints, while the Ravens clinched a playoff spot with a 24-17 victory over the Bills.

The Seahawks could overtake the 49ers in the conference standings with a win Sunday night over the Rams on Sunday night. But the 49ers would win the division if they win their remaining three games, including a Week 17 matchup in Seattle.

Here's a few more implications for the remaining games:

Here's what the playoff picture looks like now, with help from the ESPN Football Power Index (FPI). We'll continue to update these standings throughout the day.

Note: X denotes a team that has clinched a playoff berth, Z shows a team that has clinched its division, and Y indicates a team that has secured a first-round bye. An asterisk shows home-field advantage.


1. Baltimore Ravens (11-2) - x

Next up: vs. New York Jets (Week 15)

2. New England Patriots (10-2)

Next up: vs. Kansas City

3. Kansas City Chiefs (8-4)

Next up: at New England

4. Houston Texans (8-5)

Next up: at Tennessee (Week 15)

5. Buffalo Bills (9-4)

Next up: at Pittsburgh (Week 15)

6. Pittsburgh Steelers (7-5)

Next up: at Arizona

Next four

7. Tennessee Titans (7-5)
8. Oakland Raiders (6-6)
9. Cleveland Browns (6-7)
10. Indianapolis Colts (6-7)


1. San Francisco 49ers (11-2)

Next up: vs. Atlanta (Week 15)

2. Green Bay Packers (10-3)

Next up: vs. Chicago (Week 15)

3. New Orleans Saints (10-3) - z

Next up: vs. Indianapolis (Week 15)

4. Dallas Cowboys (6-7)

Next up: vs L.A. Rams (Week 15)

5. Seattle Seahawks (10-2)

Next up: at L.A. Rams

6. Minnesota Vikings (9-4)

Next up: at Los Angeles Chargers (Week 15)

Next four

7. Los Angeles Rams (7-5)
8. Chicago Bears (7-6)
9. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (6-7)
10. Philadelphia Eagles (5-7)