November 25, 2020

NFL Standings: Division, Conference, Wild Card, and Playoffs

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It’s Week 9 of the NFL season and our 2020 NFL football standings, including our...

It’s Week 9 of the NFL season and our 2020 NFL football standings, including our division, conference, wild card, and playoff leaders, have been updated following the early games on November 8, 2020. All of them are below and you can find the different standings and leaders by scrolling down the post. If you want to quickly jump around, you can use the post index box above this text where it says “What’s in this article?” For a full look at the NFL standings for the 2020 season, check out our database with more data, including different splits and more.

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NFL Division Standings: AFC

AFC East

1. Buffalo Bills (7-2)
The Buffalo Bills move to 7-2 on the season after they defeated the Seattle Seahawks in Week 9.

2. Miami Dolphins (5-3)
The Miami Dolphins are 5-3 after defeating the Arizona Cardinals in Week 9.

3. New England Patriots (2-5)
How the mighty have fallen! The Patriots sit at 2-5 and take on the Jets in Week 9. Their status in these NFL division standings will be updated following the conclusion of their game.

4. New York Jets (0-8)
The Jets are in last place in the AFC East and the NFL standings. They take on the Patriots in Week 9.

AFC West

1. Kansas City Chiefs (8-1)
The Kansas City Chiefs continue to roll and find themselves at 8-1 after defeating a tough Panthers team in Week 9.

2. Las Vegas Raiders (5-3)
The Raiders defeated the Chargers in Week 9 and are in second place in these NFL football standings for the AFC West.

3. Denver Broncos (3-5)
The Denver Broncos have plenty of question marks heading into the second half of the season. Not many were answered in their loss to the Falcons in Week 9.

4. Los Angeles Chargers (2-6)
The Chargers lost another heartbreaker, this time to the Raiders. They sit in last place in the AFC West. 

AFC North

1. Pittsburgh Steelers (8-0)
The Steelers are the only undefeated team in the NFL after defeating the Cowboys in Week 9.

2. Baltimore Ravens (6-2)
The Ravens move to 6-2 on the season after they defeated the Indianapolis Colts in Week 9.

3. Cleveland Browns (5-3)
The Browns were on a bye in Week 9 – they remain 5-3 and in third place of the AFC North.

4. Cincinnati Bengals (2-5-1)
The Bengals are last place in the AFC North with a 2-5-1 record. They were on a bye in Week 9.

AFC South

1. Tennessee Titans (6-2)
The Titans remain in first place with a 6-2 record after defeating the Chicago Bears in Week 9.

2. Indianapolis Colts (5-3)
The Colts couldn’t pull it off against the Baltimore Ravens in Week 9 and as a result, they fall a game behind the Titans.

3. Houston Texans (2-6)
Progress? The Texans add another win to their record after holding off a last-minute comeback by the Jaguars.

4. Jacksonville Jaguars (1-7)
The Jaguars are in the thick of the ‘Tank for Trevor’ sweepstakes and on Sunday against the Texans, they took another step closer. They sit in last place in the AFC South.

NFL Division Standings: NFC

NFC East

1. Philadelphia Eagles (3-4-1)
The Eagles are currently in first place in the dreadful NFC East. They had a bye in Week 9.

2. Washington Football Team (2-6)
The Washington Football Team lost quarterback Kyle Allen for the season and to the New York Giants in Week 9.

3. Dallas Cowboys (2-7)
The Cowboys sit in third place in the NFL Standings for the NFC East after losing to the Steelers in Week 9.

4. New York Giants (2-7)
The Giants defeated the Washington Football Team in Week 9 but still remain in last place with a 2-7 record.

NFC West

1. Seattle Seahawks (6-2)
The Seahawks couldn’t pull this one off against the Buffalo Bills in Week 9, but they still remain in first place in the NFC West standings.

2. Arizona Cardinals (5-3)
The Cardinals lost to the Dolphins in a thrilling offensive shootout in Week 9, and now sit in second place in the NFL football standings for the NFC West.

3. Los Angeles Rams (5-3)
The Rams are currently in third place in the NFC West with a 5-3 record. They are on a bye in Week 9.

4. San Francisco 49ers (4-5)
The 49ers are having a rough season and it didn’t get much better in Week 9 when they lost decidedly to the Packers. It’s hard to believe, but they’re in last place in the NFC West.

NFC North

1. Green Bay Packers (6-2)
The Green Bay Packers took care of the 49ers on Thursday Night Football. They are in comfortable control of first place in the NFC North standings.

2. Chicago Bears (5-4)
The Bears seem to be trending down and this was more evident in their loss against the Titans in Week 9.

3. Minnesota Vikings (3-5)
The Vikings have had an up and down season but for Week 9, they get to celebrate a victory and a move into third place in the NFC North. It might be hard to catch the Packers, but they can make a push for second place in the NFC North.

4. Detroit Lions (3-5)
The Lions are not on the right path with head coach Matt Patricia and it’s likely just a matter of time before he is relieved of his duties. They got beat pretty handily by the Vikings in Week 9.

NFC South

1. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (6-2)
Tom Brady and the Buccaneers are in first place in the NFC South. They’ll take on the Saints in Week 9. Their status in these NFL football standings will be updated following the conclusion of their game.

2. New Orleans Saints (5-2)
The Saints are 5-2 and sit in second place in the NFC South. They take on the Buccaneers in Week 9. Their status in these NFL division standings will be updated following the conclusion of their game.

3. Atlanta Falcons (3-6)
Don’t look now, but the Atlanta Falcons are on a hot streak, winning three of their last four.

4. Carolina Panthers (3-6)
The Panthers are playing hard this season and are showing promise, but they are still a year or two away from competing with the top of the NFC South.

AFC Overall Standings

1. Pittsburgh Steelers (8-0)
2. Kansas City Chiefs (8-1)
3. Buffalo Bills (7-2)
4. Tennessee Titans (6-2)
5. Baltimore Ravens (6-2)
6. Las Vegas Raiders (5-3)
7. Miami Dolphins (5-3)
8. Cleveland Browns (5-3)
9. Indianapolis Colts (5-3)
10. Denver Broncos (3-5)
11. Cincinnati Bengals (2-5-1)
12. New England Patriots (2-5)
13. Los Angeles Chargers (2-6)
14. Houston Texans (2-6)
15. Jacksonville Jaguars (1-7)
16. New York Jets (0-8)

NFC Overall Standings

1. Seattle Seahawks (6-2)
2. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (6-2)
3. Green Bay Packers (6-2)
4. New Orleans Saints (5-2)
5. Arizona Cardinals (5-3)
6. Los Angeles Rams (5-3)
7. Chicago Bears (5-4)
8. San Francisco 49ers (4-5)
9. Philadelphia Eagles (3-4-1)
10. Minnesota Vikings (3-5)
11. Detroit Lions (3-5)
12. Atlanta Falcons (3-6)
13. Carolina Panthers (3-6)
14. Washington Football Team (2-6)
15. Dallas Cowboys (2-7)
16. New York Giants (2-7)

NFL Playoff and Wild Card Standings: AFC

NFL Playoff Standings: Division Leaders

1. Pittsburgh Steelers (8-0) – AFC North
2. Kansas City Chiefs (8-1) – AFC West
3. Buffalo Bills (7-2) – AFC East
4. Tennessee Titans (6-2) – AFC South

Current NFL Wild Card Standings

5. Baltimore Ravens (6-2)
6. Las Vegas Raiders (5-3)
7. Miami Dolphins (5-3)

AFC Wild Card Standings: In the Hunt

8. Cleveland Browns (5-3)
9. Indianapolis Colts (5-3)

NFL Playoff and Wild Card Standings: NFC

NFL Playoff Standings: Division Leaders

1. Seattle Seahawks (6-2) – NFC West
2. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (6-2) – NFC South
3. Green Bay Packers (6-2) – NFC North
4. Philadelphia Eagles (3-4-1) – NFC East

Current NFL Wild Card Standings

5. New Orleans Saints (5-2)
6. Arizona Cardinals (5-3)
7. Los Angeles Rams (5-3)

NFC Wild Card Standings: In the Hunt

8. Chicago Bears (5-4)
9. San Francisco 49ers (4-5)
10. Minnesota Vikings (3-5)
11. Detroit Lions (3-5)

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