NFL Playoff Schedule 2015: First Round Bye, Seedings and Standings

The NFL 2014 regular season is almost over except for the Sunday Night Football between the Cincinnati Bengals and Pittsburgh Steelers in which the winner will be seeded No. 3 in the AFC.

Here is the NFL Standings after Sunday December 27 games.


In the NFC, the Seattle Seawhawks grabbed the No. 1 seed bye beating the St Louis Rams, 20-6. Being the No. 1, the Seahawks will have a first round bye and will play at home the entire playoff.

The Green Bay Packers captured the No. 2 seed by beating the Detroit Lions, 30-20. As the second seed, the Packers will get also a first round bye.

The Dallas Cowboys ended up as the No. 3 seed and they will face the No. 6 in the standings which is Detroit. Cowboys will host a wild-card game for the NFL playoff schedule next in 2015.

Having a record of 7-8-1, the Carolina Panthers host Arizona for a wild-card playoff game in the first round. Carolina defeated Atlanta for the right to win the NFC South.


Thought the Patriots were defeated by the Bills, they remained on top of the AFC. New England gets the homefield advantage throughout the playoff. The Denver Broncos didn’t falter as they beat the Raiders on Sunday. Denver will get a first round bye with New England.

The winner of the game between Cincinnati and Pittsburgh will host the Baltimore Ravens in one of the wildcard games next week. The loser will play on the road at Indianapolis.

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