NFL Playoff Standings - 2018

American Football Conference
WLTPCTCONFSOSSOVReason
3001.0003-0.333.333Wins tie break over Kansas City based on strength of victory.
3001.0002-0.313.313--
210.6672-0.556.500Wins tie break over Tennessee based on best win percentage in conference games.
210.6672-1.556.333Wins tie break over Jacksonville based on head-to-head win percentage.
210.6672-1.556.500Wins tie break over Denver and Jacksonville based on best win percentage in conference games.
210.6671-1.444.333Wins tie break over Denver based on strength of victory.
210.6671-1.333.167--
111.5001-0-1.438.333--
120.3331-1.778.333Wins tie break over Buffalo and Indianapolis based on best win percentage in conference games. Division tie break was initially used to eliminate New England (Buffalo wins tie break over New England and NY Jets based on best win percentage in common games). Division tie break was initially used to eliminate NY Jets (Buffalo wins tie break over New England and NY Jets based on best win percentage in common games).
120.3330-1.667.667Wins tie break over Buffalo based on strength of victory. Division tie break was initially used to eliminate New England (Buffalo wins tie break over New England and NY Jets based on best win percentage in common games). Division tie break was initially used to eliminate NY Jets (Buffalo wins tie break over New England and NY Jets based on best win percentage in common games).
120.3330-2.500.500Wins tie break over New England and NY Jets based on best win percentage in common games.
120.3330-2.611.333Wins tie break over New England based on best win percentage in common games.
120.3331-1.333.000--
011.2500-1-1.750.000--
030.0000-2.889.000Wins tie break over Houston based on strength of schedule.
030.0000-2.444.000--
National Football Conference
WLTPCTCONFSOSSOVReason
2001.0002-0.667.667Wins tie break over Los Angeles based on strength of victory.
3001.0001-0.111.111--
210.6672-1.278.167Wins tie break over Philadelphia based on best win percentage in conference games.
210.6671-1.500.333Wins tie break over Washington based on best win percentage in common games.
210.6672-0.278.250Wins tie break over New Orleans based on best win percentage in conference games. Division tie break was initially used to eliminate Carolina (New Orleans wins tie break over Carolina based on best win percentage in division games).
210.6671-1.563.417Wins tie break over Carolina based on best win percentage in division games.
210.6671-1.444.500--
111.5001-1-1.611.667Wins tie break over Minnesota based on best win percentage in division games.
111.5001-0-1.389.333--
120.3331-1.611.333Wins tie break over Atlanta, Dallas and Detroit based on best win percentage in conference games. Division tie break was initially used to eliminate NY Giants (Dallas wins tie break over NY Giants based on head-to-head win percentage). Division tie break was initially used to eliminate Seattle (San Francisco wins tie break over Seattle based on best win percentage in common games).
120.3331-1.556.333Wins tie break over Atlanta, Dallas and Detroit based on best win percentage in conference games. Division tie break was initially used to eliminate NY Giants (Dallas wins tie break over NY Giants based on head-to-head win percentage).
120.3331-2.667.667Wins tie break over Dallas based on strength of victory. Wins tie break over Detroit based on best win percentage in conference games. Division tie break was initially used to eliminate NY Giants (Dallas wins tie break over NY Giants based on head-to-head win percentage).
120.3331-2.444.333Wins tie break over Detroit based on best win percentage in conference games. Division tie break was initially used to eliminate NY Giants (Dallas wins tie break over NY Giants based on head-to-head win percentage).
120.3330-1.333.333Wins tie break over NY Giants based on strength of victory.
120.3330-1.333.000--
030.0000-3.778.000--
Standings are updated with the completion of each game.

Glossary

  • W:Wins
  • L:Losses
  • T:Ties
  • PCT:Winning Percentage
  • CONF:Conference Record
  • SOS:Strength of Schedule
  • SOV:Strength of Victory
  • REASON:Conference Tie Break Used