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Nov 17, 2013; Denver, CO, USA; Denver Broncos middle linebacker Wesley Woodyard (52) leaves the field following the win over the Kansas City Chiefs at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. The Broncos defeated the Chiefs 27-17. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports

As for the teams who would be in the playoffs if they started today, here’s how they would be seeded:


AFC No. 1 Seed: Denver Broncos (9-1) would have first-round bye

AFC No. 2 Seed: New England Patriots (7-2) would have first-round bye

AFC No. 3 Seed: Indianapolis Colts (7-3) would host AFC No. 6 Seed New York Jets (5-5)

AFC No. 4 Seed: Cincinnati Bengals (7-4) would host No. 5 Seed Kansas City Chiefs (9-1)


NFC No. 1 Seed: Seattle Seahawks (10-1) would have first-round bye

NFC No. 2 Seed: New Orleans Saints (8-2) would have first-round bye

NFC No. 3 Seed: Detroit Lions (6-4) would host No. 6 Seed San Francisco 49ers (6-4)

NFC No. 4 Seed: Philadelphia Eagles (6-5) would host No. 5 Seed Carolina Panthers (6-3)