NFL Playoff Schedule: New England Patriots Earn AFC's No. 1 Seed

The Oakland Raiders needed a lot of things to happen to secure a wild card berth in the 2012 NFL Playoffs, but after the early morning games, such a scenario is out of the question. Oakland needed either the New York Jets to win or the Tennessee Titans

The AFC playoff picture remains in flux as Week 17 winds down, with plenty of late games holding implications, both for seeding and teams in-or-out. As of now, we know the New England Patriots will be the No. 1 seed in the AFC, locking up home-field

The entire AFC playoff bracket is set following the Sunday afternoon games, and two teams clinched their berths at the last moment. The Denver Broncos fell to the Kansas City Chiefs, but still managed to win the AFC West by virtue of the Oakland

The AFC playoff picture remains in flux as Week 17 winds down, with plenty of late games holding implications, both for seeding and teams in-or-out. As of now, we know the New England Patriots will be the No. 1 seed in the AFC, locking up home-field