2023-24 NFL Playoff Bracket: Week 17 Seeding, Standings, and Playoff Picture

The 2023-24 NFL playoff bracket is taking shape as Week 17 unfolds. Seven teams have already secured a spot in the playoffs, and up to six more can do so by the end of Week 17. The final playoff picture will be determined after Week 18. The New Year will bring further clarity to the playoff picture, with the Browns having clinched a playoff berth, and the 49ers potentially impacting the seeding. The updated playoff bracket as of December 31st is as follows:

NFC playoff bracket:

  • #1 San Francisco 49ers (11-4) — BYE
  • #2 Philadelphia Eagles (11-4) vs. #7 Seattle Seahawks (8-7)
  • #3 Detroit Lions (11-5) vs. #6 Los Angeles Rams (8-7)
  • #4 Tampa Bay Buccaneers (8-7) vs. #5 Dallas Cowboys (11-5)

AFC playoff bracket:

  • #1 Baltimore Ravens (12-3) — BYE
  • #2 Miami Dolphins (11-4) vs. #7 Indianapolis Colts (8-7)

The playoff bracket will be finalized at the close of Week 18, with several key games set to determine the remaining seedings and playoff spots.