AFC Playoff Picture

AFC Playoff Picture: Quick Stats

12/31/12 in NFL   |   GeorgeMon   |   159 respect

Dec 30 2012; Denver, CO, USA; Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning (18) drops back to pass in the third quarter during the game against the Kansas City Chief at Sports Authority Field. The Broncos defeated the Chiefs 38-3. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports
Denver finished the season on an eleven game win streak and are the No. 1 seed in the AFC

Denver Broncos
Record: 13-3
Playoffs: No. 1 seed
First round: Bye
Losses: Atlanta, Houston, New England
Record vs. Playoff teams: 2-3—Atlanta, Houston, New England, Cincinnati, Batlimore
Last 5: 5-0

Dec 30, 2012; Foxborough, MA, USA; New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski (87) is congratulated by quarterback Tom Brady (12) after his touchdown against the Miami Dolphins during the second half at Gillette Stadium. The New England Patriots defeated the Miami Dolphins 28-0. Mandatory Credit: David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports
The Pat's Rob Gronkowski returned from a broken arm for the final game of the season

New England Patriots
Record: 12-4
Playoffs: No. 2 seed
First round: Bye
Losses: Arizona, Baltimore, Seattle, San Francisco
Record vs. Playoff teams: 3-3—Baltimore, Denver, Seattle, Indianapolis, Houston, San Francisco
Last 5: 4-1

Dec 30, 2012; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Houston Texans free safety Danieal Manning (38) is tackled on a kick return by Indianapolis Colts linebacker Mario Harvey (54) during the game at Lucas Oil Stadium.  Mandatory Credit: Thomas J. Russo-USA TODAY Sports
The Houston Texans lost their final two games of the season and fell to the No. 3 spot

Houston Texans
Record: 13-4
Playoffs: No. 3 seed
First round: Vs. Cincinnati
Losses: Green Bay, New England, Minnesota, Indianapolis
Record vs. Playoff teams: 3-4—Denver, Green Bay, Baltimore, New England, Indianapolis 2x, Minnesota
Last 5: 2-3

December 30, 2012; Cincinnati, OH, USA; Baltimore Ravens running back Anthony Allen (35) runs against the Cincinnati Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium. Cincinnati won the game 23-17. Mandatory Credit: Greg Bartram-USA TODAY Sports
The Baltimore Ravens ended the season on a skid, losing four of their last five games

Baltimore Ravens
Record: 10-6
Playoffs: No. 4 seed
First round: Vs. Indianapolis
Losses: Philadelphia, Houston, Pittsburgh, Washington, Denver, Cincinnati
Record vs. Playoff teams: 2-4—New England, Houston, Washington, Denver, Cincinnati 2x
Last 5: 1-4

Dec 30 2012; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Indianapolis Colts cornerback Vontae Davis (23) celebrates intercepting a ball in the end zone during a game against the Houston Texans at Lucas Oil Stadium. Indianapolis defeats Houston 28-16. Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports
The Indianapolis Colts may be the feel good story of the year going 11-5 under Andrew Luck

Indianapolis Colts
Record: 11-5
Playoffs: No. 5 seed
First round: At Baltimore
Losses: Chicago, Jacksonville, New York, New England, Houston,
Record vs. Playoff teams: 3-2—Green Bay, Minnesota, New England, Houston 2x
Last 5: 4-1

December 30, 2012; Cincinnati, OH, USA; Cincinnati Bengals defensive end Carlos Dunlap (96) celebrates his interception return for a touchdown against the Baltimore Ravens at Paul Brown Stadium. Cincinnati won the game 23-17. Mandatory Credit: Greg Bartram-USA TODAY Sports
The Cincinnati Bengals will face the Houston Texans in a rematch from last years playoffs

Cincinnati Bengals
Record: 10-6
Playoffs: No. 6 seed
First round: At Houston
Losses: Baltimore, Miami, Cleveland, Pittsburgh, Denver, Dallas
Record vs. Playoff teams: 2-2—Baltimore 2x, Washington, Denver
Last 5: 4-1
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