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NFL playoffs 2019: Current matchups, standings, tiebreakers on road to Super Bowl | Eagles-Cowboys battle for NFC East?

Here's everything you need to know about the current NFL playoff picture after a Philadelphia Eagles 28-13 victory over the Washington Redskins on Monday Night Football. The Kansas CIty Chiefs and New England Patriots are pacing the AFC. In the NFC, it's the Los Angeles Rams and New Orleans Saints at the top. Which team are the wildcards in each conference? Which teams are on the outside looking in? What would the current playoff matchups be?

It’s never too early to say the magic words every NFL fan utters down the stretch of a season: “If the season ended today … “

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With 13 weeks in the books, looking at the current landscape and ahead to what the postseason slate could look like is natural. So we went ahead and plugged in the current postseason teams, looked at those just missing the cut and laid out the field.







Will Washington Redskins and Philadelphia Eagles serve as changing of the guard in the NFC East? Are the Los Angeles Rams the team to beat? Can a team from Wild Card weekend teams will make noise, especially in the AFC? How many road teams can win early in January?

Here’s a look at the current NFL playoff picture after a potentially division-changing Monday Night Football game in Philadelphia between the now 6-6 Eagles and 6-6 Redskins.

AFC

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1. Kansas City Chiefs (10-2, 8-1 conference record)

2. New England Patriots (9-3, 6-2)

3. Houston Texans (9-3, 7-2)

4. Pittsburgh Steelers (7-4-1, 4-4-1)

5. Los Angeles Chargers (9-3, 6-2)

6. Baltimore Ravens (7-5, 6-3)

IN THE MIX

7. Miami Dolphins (6-6, 5-4)

8. Indianapolis Colts (6-6, 5-5)

9. Denver Broncos (6-6, 4-5)

10. Tennessee Titans (6-6, 4-6)

11. Cincinnati Bengals (5-7, 3-5)

PLAYOFF MATCHUPS

Byes: Chiefs, Patriots

Wild Card Round: Chargers at Steelers, Ravens at Texans

NFL Draft order

NFC

1. Los Angeles Rams (11-1, 7-1)

2. New Orleans Saints (10-2, 7-2)

3. Chicago Bears (8-4, 6-2)

4. Dallas Cowboys (7-5, 6-3)

5. Seattle Seahawks (7-5, 6-3)

6. Minnesota Vikings (6-5-1, 5-3-1)

IN THE MIX

7. Carolina Panthers (6-6, 4-5)

8. Philadelphia Eagles (6-6, 4-5)

9. Washington Redskins (6-6, 4-5)

10. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (5-7, 4-5)

11. Green Bay Packers (4-7-1, 2-6-1)

Byes: Rams, Saints

Wild Card Round: Seahawks at Cowboys, Vikings at Bears

Joe Giglio may be reached at jgiglio@njadvancemedia.com. Follow him on Twitter @JoeGiglioSports. Find NJ.com on Facebook. 

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