Remaining schedule: vs. Patriots, at Buccaneers, vs. Panthers, at Patriots, vs. Falcons, vs. Jets
The Bills have control of their own destiny in the AFC East, getting to face the Patriots twice in a four-week span that will certainly determine the division winner. Bengals
Remaining schedule: vs. Chargers, vs. 49ers, at Broncos, vs. Ravens, vs. Chiefs, at Browns
Huge win for the Bengals, who blew out the Steelers and emerged as the Ravens’ biggest threat in the AFC North. Browns
Remaining schedule: Bye Week, vs. Ravens, vs. Raiders, at Packers, at Steelers, vs. Bengals
A loss to the Ravens hurt the Browns in the AFC North, but Cleveland is still a half game out of the final playoff spot in the conference – despite being 12th in the standings. Dolphins
Remaining schedule: vs. Giants, Bye Week, vs. Jets, at Saints, at Titans, vs. Patriots
The Dolphins still have the longest of long shots to make the playoffs, but have won four in a row and are one of the hottest teams in the AFC. Their schedule is very favorable with the Giants and Jets coming up, followed by a struggling Saints team.