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AFC Playoff Picture: Buffalo Bills move up to number two with third straight Pittsburgh Steelers loss

WOOOOOOOOOOOO!

The Pittsburgh Steelers have lost three straight games to fall from the top seed in the AFC back to the third seed. The Cincinnati Bengals were the latest team to knock off the formerly 11-0 Steelers and that, coupled with Buffalo’s Saturday afternoon win, puts Buffalo in the driver’s seat for the two seed.

If Buffalo wins out, they are the two seed. They can clinch the number two seed in Week 16 if a few things go their way. For now, here are the standings:

Overall Standings

1. Kansas City Chiefs (13-1)+
2. Buffalo Bills (11-3, win over PIT)+
3. Pittsburgh Steelers (11-3, loss to BUF)+
4. Cleveland Browns (10-4, 6-4 AFC, win over TEN & IND)
5. Tennessee Titans (10-4, 4-1 AFCS, 7-4 AFC, loss to CLE)
6. Indianapolis Colts (10-4, 3-2 AFCS, 6-4 AFC, loss to CLE)
7. Miami Dolphins (9-5, 6-4 AFC)
8. Baltimore Ravens (9-5, 6-5 AFC)
9. Las Vegas Raiders (7-7, 5-5 AFC)
10. New England Patriots (6-8)
11. Denver Broncos (5-9, win over LAC)
12. Los Angeles Chargers (5-9, loss to DEN)
13. Houston Texans (4-10, 3-7 AFC)
14. Cincinnati Bengals (2-10-1)*
15. Jacksonville Jaguars (1-13, 1-10 AFC)
16. New York Jets (1-13, 0-10 AFC)

+ Clinched playoff spot

Playoff Standings

1. Kansas City Chiefs (13-1)+
2. Buffalo Bills (11-3, win over PIT)+
3. Pittsburgh Steelers (11-3, loss to BUF)+
4. Tennessee Titans (10-4, 4-1 AFCS, 7-4 AFC, loss to CLE)
5. Cleveland Browns (10-4, 6-4 AFC, win over IND)
6. Indianapolis Colts (10-4, 3-2 AFCS, 6-4 AFC, loss to CLE)
7. Miami Dolphins (9-5, 6-4 AFC)
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8. Baltimore Ravens (9-5, 6-5 AFC)
9. Las Vegas Raiders (7-7, 5-5 AFC)

+ Clinched playoff spot