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Breaking down the NFL standings coming out of Week 10

As Week 10 of the NFL season comes to a close, we break down the standings as the league starts to look to Week 11.

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) celebrates with wide receiver Equanimeous St. Brown (19) after scoring a touchdown against the Jacksonville Jaguars in the second quarter at Lambeau Field. Appleton Post-Crescent-USA TODAY NETWORK via Imagn Content Services, LLC

Week 10 is underway and we’ve got the most balanced schedule the NFL will have this season. The Masters has resulted in five games in the 1 p.m. slot and then six in the 4:05/4:25 p.m. slot. CBS had no games in the early slot and splits the remaining six evenly following Dustin Johnson’s Masters win. The big late afternoon game is Bills-Cardinals.

We’ll be updating the standings throughout the rest of the today and Monday evening.

AFC East

The Dolphins took care of business against the Chargers and remain in the thick of the playoff race. With the Bills losing in stunning fashion to the Cardinals, the AFC East is incredibly tight. The Patriots won and are hanging around the wild card race.

  1. Buffalo Bills, 7-3
  2. Miami Dolphins, 6-3
  3. New England Patriots, 4-5
  4. New York Jets, 0-9

AFC North

The Browns won ugly, but a win is a win and they remain in the thick of the wild card race. The Steelers took care of business against the Bengals. Baltimore lost at Foxboro and dropped into a sizable wild card tie.

  1. Pittsburgh Steelers, 9-0
  2. Baltimore Ravens, 6-3
  3. Cleveland Browns, 6-3
  4. Cincinnati Bengals, 2-6-1

AFC South

The Colts got a huge road win over the Titans to move into first place and get the edge in the divisional tiebreaker. The Jaguars nearly stunned the Packers.

  1. Indianapolis Colts, 6-3
  2. Tennessee Titans, 6-3
  3. Houston Texans, 2-7
  4. Jacksonville Jaguars, 1-8

AFC West

The Raiders maintain pace in the wild card race with a win over the Broncos. The Chargers got going too late against the Dolphins and remain in last place.

  1. Kansas City Chiefs, 8-1
  2. Las Vegas Raiders, 6-3
  3. Denver Broncos, 3-6
  4. Los Angeles Chargers, 2-7

NFC East

The Eagles had a chance to build some space in the standings, and instead blew it in an ugly loss to the Giants. Meanwhile, Washington lost a heart-breaker to the Lions in the closing seconds.

  1. Philadelphia Eagles, 3-5-1
  2. New York Giants, 3-7
  3. Washington Football Team, 2-7
  4. Dallas Cowboys, 2-7

NFC North

Detroit got what could be a season-saving win. Green Bay narrowly escaped an unexpectedly difficult game against Jacksonville. The Vikings got a huge win over the Bears to tighten up the race behind Green Bay.

  1. Green Bay Packers, 7-2
  2. Chicago Bears, 5-5
  3. Minnesota Vikings, 4-5
  4. Detroit Lions, 4-5

NFC South

The Saints thumped the 49ers. The Bucs handled their business against the Panthers in a bounce-back game.

  1. New Orleans Saints, 7-2
  2. Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 7-3
  3. Atlanta Falcons, 3-6
  4. Carolina Panthers, 3-7

NFC West

We have a three-way tie for first after the Cardinals shocked the Bills and the Rams beat the Seahawks.

  1. Arizona Cardinals, 6-3
  2. Los Angeles Rams, 6-3
  3. Seattle Seahawks, 6-3
  4. San Francisco 49ers, 4-6