Playoff Picture

See what the playoff picture would look like if the season ended today.

Updated: January 1, 2006, 9:13 PM ET
ESPN.com

The 2005 playoff picture and wild-card matchups are all set.

AFC playoff race NFC playoff race
Team W L T Div Conf Team W L T Div Conf
1. Ind.(*) 13 2 0 6-0 11-1 1. Sea.(*) 13 3 0 6-0 10-2
2. Den.(y) 13 3 0 5-1 10-2 2. Chi.(y) 11 5 0 5-1 10-2
3. Cin.(z) 11 5 0 5-1 7-5 3. T.B.(z) 11 5 0 5-1 9-3
4. N.E.(z) 10 6 0 5-1 7-5 4. NYG(z) 11 5 0 4-2 8-4
5. Jac.(x) 12 4 0 4-2 9-3 5. Car.(x) 11 5 0 4-2 8-4
6. Pit.(x) 11 5 0 4-2 7-5 6. Was.(x) 10 6 0 5-1 10-2

x - Clinched playoff spot
z - Clinched Division
y - Clinched Division and first-round bye
* - Clinched Division and Home-field Advantage

For a detailed explanation of tie-breaking procedures, click here.


Wild-card matchups

Saturday, January 7
Washington Redskins at Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 4:30 ET, ABC
Jacksonville Jaguars at New England Patriots, 8 ET, ABC

Sunday, January 8
Carolina Panthers at New York Giants, 1 ET, FOX
Pittsburgh Steelers at Cincinnati Bengals, 4:30 ET, CBS

First-round byes: Indianapolis Colts, Denver Broncos, Seattle Seahawks, Chicago Bears

Divisional playoffs

Saturday, January 14 and Sunday, January 15

Conference championships

Sunday, January 22

Super Bowl XL

Sunday, Feb. 5 -- Ford Field, Detroit, Mich.