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The NFL Playoffs have arrived and we have a slate full of rematches to look forward to. These teams have earned the right to duke it out for the Lombardi trophy and the games should be exciting.
Here’s your playoff teams ranked in order of who has the best chance to win the Super Bowl down to who has the toughest task.
1. Kansas City Chiefs (14-3)
The Chiefs have made it all the way to the conference title in all four years of Patrick Mahomes playing under Andy Reid. They have the number one offense again, but it could get tricky the further they make it.
2. Buffalo Bills (13-3)
The Bills’ mission to finally win the AFC and eventually the Super Bowl got a bit more personal over the past couple of weeks. Buffalo is a team built to win in any environment.
3. Philadelphia Eagles (14-3)
Philadelphia was the most consistent team during the regular season and they can win games with both their offense and defense. Jalen Hurts’ health will be a concern.
4. San Francisco 49ers (12-4)
The 49ers have not lost a game since week seven. They have got to be the hottest team heading into the playoffs.
5. Cincinnati Bengals (12-4)
The Bengals are a team that scores points, while keeping their opponents out of the end zone. Could they repeat as AFC champions with all the heavy competition?
6. Dallas Cowboys (12-5)
The Cowboys have been up and down over the last four weeks and they head into the playoffs on a losing note. Dallas is trying to get past the divisional round for the first time since the 1995 season.
7. Los Angeles Chargers (10-7)
Justin Herbert has finally taken his teams to the playoffs. Now they’ll be looking to make their first Super bowl appearance since the 1994 season.
8. Minnesota Vikings (13-4)
Despite winning three out of four to finish the season, nobody is really giving Minnesota a legitimate shot at winning it all. Kirk Cousins has a 1-2 record in the playoffs, throwing a total of three touchdowns and one interceptions in those games.
9. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (8-9)
The Buccaneers have the worst record out of all of the playoff teams. They still get to host a playoff game, they still have experience, and they still have Tom Brady, which means they still have a chance.
10. Jacksonville Jaguars (8-8)
The Jaguars have won six out of seven games to blast their way into the playoffs for the first time since 2017. It seems like Trevor Lawrence and head coach Doug Pederson are just scratching the surface of what they could accomplish.
11. Baltimore Ravens (10-7)
Baltimore’s defense has really stepped up since their bye week, but they struggled with injuries on offense. Lamar Jackson’s availability has been a question mark for weeks and without him Baltimore has almost no shot at a title.
12. New York Giants (9-7-1)
If Giants’ head coach Brian Daboll does not win the NFL’s coach of the year award, it should be viewed as a robbery of some sort. The Giants have already played their first round opponent (Minnesota) in a tight matchup a few weeks ago. That familiarity could bode well for them.
13. Miami Dolphins (9-8)
The Dolphins improbable season continues, but they might be without their top signal caller. If Tua Tagovailoa can’t play for Miami, they’ll have a tough time snapping a 22 year playoff winless streak.
14. Seattle Seahawks (9-8)
Pete Carroll has an 11-10 record in the playoffs, with two Super Bowl appearances and a championship. This team would be the most improbable bunch to make the Super Bowl, should they make it that far.