2013 Kansas City Chiefs season

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2013 Kansas City Chiefs season
Head coachAndy Reid
General managerJohn Dorsey[1]
OwnerThe Hunt Family
Home fieldArrowhead Stadium
Local radio101.1 The Fox
Results
Record11–5
Division place2nd AFC West
Playoff finishLost Wild Card Playoffs (Colts) 45–44
Pro BowlersQB Alex Smith
RB Jamaal Charles
T Brandon Albert
CB Brandon Flowers
LB Tamba Hali
LB Derrick Johnson
LB Justin Houston
S Eric Berry
DT Dontari Poe
PR Dexter McCluster
Timeline
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2013 Kansas City Chiefs season
Head coachAndy Reid
General managerJohn Dorsey[1]
OwnerThe Hunt Family
Home fieldArrowhead Stadium
Local radio101.1 The Fox
Results
Record11–5
Division place2nd AFC West
Playoff finishLost Wild Card Playoffs (Colts) 45–44
Pro BowlersQB Alex Smith
RB Jamaal Charles
T Brandon Albert
CB Brandon Flowers
LB Tamba Hali
LB Derrick Johnson
LB Justin Houston
S Eric Berry
DT Dontari Poe
PR Dexter McCluster
Timeline
Previous season    Next season
< 2012    2014

The 2013 Kansas City Chiefs season was the franchise's 54th season and the first under the head coach/general manager tandem of Andy Reid and John Dorsey. After their 26–16 defeat of the Philadelphia Eagles in week 3, the Chiefs beat their win total from 2012 when they went 2–14. After defeating the New York Giants 31–7 in week 4, the Chiefs became the only team in NFL history to win 2 or fewer games in the previous season, and win the first 4 games the next.[2] On October 13, 2013 against the Oakland Raiders, Chiefs fans broke the Guinness World Record for loudest crowd roar at an outdoor stadium[3] with 137.5 decibels.[4] Seattle Seahawks fans later reclaimed the record on December 2, 2013, with a roar of 137.6 decibels.[5] After the Indianapolis Colts defeated the Denver Broncos in week 7, the Chiefs were the final undefeated team in the NFL. They are the first team in NFL history to earn the number one draft pick and be the last undefeated team in consecutive years.[6]

The Chiefs clinched a playoff berth, but lost to the Indianapolis Colts in the Wild Card round of the playoffs by a score of 45–44, after blowing a 38–10 second half lead, extending an 8 game playoff losing streak dating back to the 1993 season, which is the worst in NFL history.[7]

Roster changes[edit]

Trades[edit]

PositionPlayer/Pick ReceivedTeamCompensation
QBAlex SmithSan Francisco 49ers2013 2nd round draft pick
2014 2nd round draft pick
FBAnthony ShermanArizona CardinalsCB Javier Arenas
WRA. J. JenkinsSan Francisco 49ersWR Jonathan Baldwin
N/A2014 6th Round draft pickDallas CowboysLB Edgar Jones
2014 7th Round draft pick

Cuts[edit]

PositionPlayer2013 Team
TEKevin BossTBD
WRSteve BreastonTBD
QBMatt CasselMinnesota Vikings
FBPatrick DiMarcoAtlanta Falcons
FBNate EachusTBD
LBCory GreenwoodDetroit Lions
DBDe'Quan MenzieTBD
GRich RanglinSan Jose SaberCats
(AFL)
OL/DLLuke PattersonNew England Patriots
LBAndy StudebakerJacksonville Jaguars
OTEric WinstonArizona Cardinals

Free agency[edit]

Offseason
PositionPlayerStatus*2012 Team2013 Team
FSHusain AbdullahUFANoneKansas City Chiefs
CBVince AgnewUFADallas CowboysKansas City Chiefs
OTBranden AlbertUFAKansas City ChiefsKansas City Chiefs
WRDonnie AveryUFAIndianapolis ColtsKansas City Chiefs
WRDwayne BoweUFAKansas City ChiefsKansas City Chiefs
PDustin ColquittUFAKansas City ChiefsKansas City Chiefs
QBChase DanielUFANew Orleans SaintsKansas City Chiefs
LBTravis DanielsUFAKansas City ChiefsTBD
LBZac DilesUFATennessee TitansKansas City Chiefs
DEMike DeVitoUFANew York JetsKansas City Chiefs
DEGlenn DorseyUFAKansas City ChiefsSan Francisco 49ers
CTommie DraheimUFAGB / Sea / NE / JaxKansas City Chiefs
SSAbram ElamUFAKansas City ChiefsTBD
TEAnthony FasanoUFAMiami DolphinsKansas City Chiefs
LSThomas GaffordUFAKansas City ChiefsKansas City Chiefs
RBPeyton HillisUFAKansas City ChiefsTampa Bay Buccaneers
OLRuss HochsteinUFAKansas City ChiefsTBD
LBAkeem JordanUFAPhiladelphia EaglesKansas City Chiefs
LBEdgar JonesUFAKansas City ChiefsKansas City Chiefs
LBChad KilgoreUFAOakland RaidersKansas City Chiefs
LBAusten LaneUFAJacksonville JaguarsKansas City Chiefs
LBOrie LemonUFADallas CowboysKansas City Chiefs
GRyan LiljaUFAKansas City ChiefsDenver Broncos
TESteve ManeriERFAKansas City ChiefsChicago Bears
CBryan MattisonERFAKansas City ChiefsTBD
SSKyle McCarthyERFAKansas City ChiefsTBD
TEJake O'ConnellUFAKansas City ChiefsDenver Broncos
DERopati PitoituaUFAKansas City ChiefsTennessee Titans
QBBrady QuinnUFAKansas City ChiefsSeattle Seahawks
OTMatt ReynoldsUFAPhiladelphia EaglesKansas City Chiefs
CBDunta RobinsonUFAAtlanta FalconsKansas City Chiefs
TEMartin RuckerRFAKansas City ChiefsTBD
OTGeoff SchwartzUFAMinnesota VikingsKansas City Chiefs
LBBrandon SilerUFAKansas City ChiefsTBD
DLShaun SmithUFAKansas City ChiefsTBD
CBSean SmithUFAMiami DolphinsKansas City Chiefs
LBLeon WilliamsUFAKansas City ChiefsTBD
LBFrank ZomboUFAGreen Bay PackersKansas City Chiefs
*RFA: Restricted free agent, UFA: Unrestricted free agent, ERFA: Exclusive rights free agent, Franchise: Franchise tag

2013 draft class[edit]

RoundSelectionPlayerPositionCollege
11Eric Fisher[8]Offensive tackleCentral Michigan
363Travis KelceTight endCincinnati
96[a]Knile DavisRunning backArkansas
499Nico JohnsonLinebackerAlabama
5134Sanders CommingsCornerbackGeorgia
6170Eric KushCenterCalifornia (PA)
204[a]Braden WilsonFullbackKansas State
7207Mike CatapanoDefensive endPrinceton
Notes
^[a] Compensatory selection.

Undrafted Free Agents[edit]

PositionPlayerCollege
QBTyler BrayTennessee
LBDarin DrakefordMaryland
CBOtha FosterWest Alabama
WRFrankie HammondFlorida
TEDemetrius HarrisWisconsin-Milwaukee
OLA.J. HawkinsOle Miss
TColin KellyOregon State
RBKaderius LaceyAlabama A&M
DLRob LohrVanderbilt
DEBrad MadisonMissouri
LB/FBToben OpurumKansas
SBrad McDougaldKansas
OLBJosh MartinColumbia
WRRico RichardsonJackson State
OLBRidge WilsonWest Alabama

Preseason cuts[edit]

Cuts to 75
PositionPlayer
CBVince Agnew
DEMiguel Chavis
WRTerrance Copper
OLRyan Durand
OLHutch Eckerson
DBOtha Foster III
OLA.J. Hawkins
DERob Lohr
RBJordan Roberts
WRTyler Shoemaker
QBRicky Stanzi
DBNeiko Thorpe
FBBraden Wilson
WRJamar Newsome
Cuts to 53
PositionPlayer
TSteven Baker
WRJosh Bellamy
SMalcolm Bronson
SGreg Castillo
CBKennard Cox
DLMarcus Dixon
OLTommie Draheim
LBDarin Drakeford
RBShaun Draughn
WRFrankie Hammond Jr.
TEDemetrius Harris
DBTysyn Hartman
OGRicky Henry
OLBAusten Lane
LBOrie Lemon
TETony Moeaki*
CBSemaj Moody
FBToben Opurum
OTMatt Reynolds
WRRico Richardson
OLRokevious Watkins
DE/LBRidge Wilson

*Tony Moeaki was originally released but was subsequently placed on injured reserve

Inseason Transactions[edit]

Cuts[edit]

PositionPlayer
CBJalil Brown
LBZac Diles
DTJerrell Powe
WRDevon Wylie
LBJosh Martin
DTAnthony Toribio

Signings[edit]

PositionPlayer
TEKevin Brock
CBMarcus Cooper
DTJaye Howard
LBJames-Michael Johnson
TESean McGrath
LBDezman Moses
CBRon Parker
GRishaw Johnson
WRKyle Williams
DTKyle Love

Players with multiple transactions[edit]

This is a list of players who played for the Chiefs at some point during the season who were involved in more than one transaction during the season.

PositionPlayerCurrent Status
SBradley McDougaldClaimed off waivers by
Tampa Bay
WRChad HallSigned with
Chiefs

Staff[edit]

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Front office

Head coaches

Offensive coaches

Defensive coaches

Special teams coaches

Strength and conditioning

  • Strength and Conditioning – Barry Rubin
  • Assistant Strength and Conditioning – Travis Crittenden
  • Assistant Strength and Conditioning - Brent Salazar

Final roster[edit]

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Quarterbacks

Running backs

Wide receivers

Tight ends

Offensive linemen

Defensive linemen

Linebackers

Defensive backs

Special teams

Reserve lists


Practice squad

  • 41 Malcolm Bronson FS
  • 66 Chandler Burden G
  • 85 Frankie Hammond WR
  • 47 Demetrius Harris TE (Injured) Injury icon 2.svg
  • 89 Jerrell Jackson WR
  • 30 Vernon Kearney CB
  • 44 Eric Kettani FB
  • 12 Rashad Ross WR
  • 53 Ridge Wilson LB


Rookies in italics
53 Active, 8 Inactive, 9 Practice Squad

Schedule[edit]

Preseason[edit]

WeekDateKickoff (CDT)OpponentResultsGame siteTVNFL.com
recap
Final scoreTeam record
1August 97:00 p.m.at New Orleans SaintsL 13–170–1Mercedes-Benz SuperdomeKCTVRecap
2August 167:00 p.m.San Francisco 49ersL 13–150–2Arrowhead StadiumKCTVRecap
3August 246:30 p.m.at Pittsburgh SteelersW 26–20 (OT)1–2Heinz FieldKCTVRecap
4August 297:00 p.m.Green Bay PackersW 30–82–2Arrowhead StadiumKCTVRecap

Regular season[edit]

WeekDateKickoff (CT)OpponentResultsGame siteTVNFL.com
recap
Final scoreTeam record
1September 81:00 p.m.at Jacksonville JaguarsW 28–21–0EverBank FieldCBSRecap
2September 151:00 p.m.Dallas CowboysW 17–162–0Arrowhead StadiumFoxRecap
3September 198:25 p.m.at Philadelphia EaglesW 26–163–0Lincoln Financial FieldNFLN[a]Recap
4September 291:00 p.m.New York GiantsW 31–74–0Arrowhead StadiumFoxRecap
5October 61:00 p.m.at Tennessee TitansW 26–175–0LP FieldCBSRecap
6October 131:00 p.m.Oakland RaidersW 24–76–0Arrowhead StadiumCBSRecap
7October 204:25 p.m.[9]Houston TexansW 17–167–0Arrowhead StadiumCBSRecap
8October 271:00 p.m.Cleveland BrownsW 23–178–0Arrowhead StadiumCBSRecap
9November 31:00 p.m.at Buffalo BillsW 23–139–0Ralph Wilson StadiumCBSRecap
10Bye
11November 178:20 p.m.[10]at Denver BroncosL 17–279–1Sports Authority Field at Mile HighNBC[10]Recap
12November 241:00 p.m.San Diego ChargersL 38–419–2Arrowhead StadiumCBSRecap
13December 14:25 p.m.[11]Denver BroncosL 28–359–3Arrowhead StadiumCBSRecap
14December 81:00 p.m.at Washington RedskinsW 45–1010–3FedEx FieldCBSRecap
15December 154:00 p.m.at Oakland RaidersW 56–3111–3O.co ColiseumCBSRecap
16December 221:00 p.m.Indianapolis ColtsL 7–2311–4Arrowhead StadiumCBSRecap
17December 294:25 p.m.at San Diego ChargersL 24–27 (OT)11–5Qualcomm StadiumCBSRecap
LEGEND
Intra-division opponents are in bold text.
^[a] Simulcast on KSHB-TV.

Postseason[edit]

Playoff roundDateKickoff (CST)Opponent (seed)ResultsGame siteTVNFL.com
recap
Final scoreTeam record
Wild CardJanuary 4, 20143:35 p.m.at Indianapolis Colts (4)44–450–1Lucas Oil StadiumNBCRecap

Game summaries[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Week 1: at Jacksonville Jaguars[edit]

Week One: Kansas City Chiefs at Jacksonville Jaguars – Game summary
1234Total
Chiefs1470728
Jaguars20002

at EverBank Field, Jacksonville, Florida

Game information
First quarter
Second quarter
Third quarter
Fourth quarter
Top passers
  • KC –
  • JAC –
Top rushers
  • KC –
  • JAC –
Top receivers
  • KC –
  • JAC –
Top tacklers
  • KC –
  • JAC –

The Chiefs beat the Jacksonville Jaguars 28–2, the first time in NFL history a game ended with that score.[12] It was also the first time in 20 years a team scored 2 points during a regular season game. The Jaguars crossed the 50 yard line once but failed to score. The Jaguars only score came when a blocked punt that went out of the end zone.

Week 2: vs. Dallas Cowboys[edit]

Week Two: Dallas Cowboys at Kansas City Chiefs – Game summary
1234Total
Cowboys1003316
Chiefs707317

at Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City, Missouri

Game information
First quarter
Second quarter
Third quarter
Fourth quarter
Top passers
  • DAL –
  • KC –
Top rushers
  • DAL –
  • KC –
Top receivers
  • DAL –
  • KC –
Top tacklers
  • DAL –
  • KC –

Week 3: at Philadelphia Eagles[edit]

Week Three: Kansas City Chiefs at Philadelphia Eagles – Game summary
1234Total
Chiefs10601026
Eagles603716

at Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Game information
First quarter
Second quarter
Third quarter
Fourth quarter
Top passers
  • KC –
  • PHI –
Top rushers
  • KC –
  • PHI –
Top receivers
  • KC –
  • PHI –
Top tacklers
  • KC –
  • PHI –

Week 4: vs. New York Giants[edit]

Week Four: New York Giants at Kansas City Chiefs – Game summary
1234Total
Giants07007
Chiefs01071431

at Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City, Missouri

Game information
First quarter
Second quarter
Third quarter
Fourth quarter
Top passers
  • NYG –
  • KC –
Top rushers
  • NYG –
  • KC –
Top receivers
  • NYG –
  • KC –
Top tacklers
  • NYG –
  • KC –

Week 5: at Tennessee Titans[edit]

Week Five: Kansas City Chiefs at Tennessee Titans – Game summary
1234Total
Chiefs7601326
Titans0010717

at LP Field, Nashville, Tennessee

Game information
First quarter
Second quarter
Third quarter
Fourth quarter
Top passers
  • KC –
  • TEN –
Top rushers
  • KC –
  • TEN –
Top receivers
  • KC –
  • TEN –
Top tacklers
  • KC –
  • TEN –

Kansas City jumped to 13–0 lead but by end of the third quarter, the Chiefs were trailing 17–13. But the Chiefs answered by scoring 13 unanswered points in the 4th quarter and won the game 26–17.

Week 6: vs. Oakland Raiders[edit]

Week Six: Oakland Raiders at Kansas City Chiefs – Game summary
1234Total
Raiders07007
Chiefs0771024

at Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City, Missouri

  • Date: October 13
  • Game time: 12:00 p.m. CDT
  • Game weather: 63 °F (17 °C), sunny
  • Game attendance: 76,394
  • Referee: Mike Carey
  • TV announcers (CBS): Spero Dedes and Rich Gannon
  • Recap, Game book
Game information
First quarter
Second quarter
Third quarter
Fourth quarter
Top passers
  • OAK –
  • KC –
Top rushers
  • OAK –
  • KC –
Top receivers
  • OAK –
  • KC –
Top tacklers
  • OAK –
  • KC –

The Chiefs improved to 6–0 after defeating the Oakland Raiders 24–7, and snapped a 6 game home losing streak to the Oakland Raiders dating back to the 2007 season.

Week 7: vs. Houston Texans[edit]

Week Seven: Houston Texans at Kansas City Chiefs – Game summary
1234Total
Texans376016
Chiefs773017

at Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City, Missouri

Game information
First quarter
Second quarter
Third quarter
Fourth quarter
Top passers
  • HOU –
  • KC –
Top rushers
  • HOU –
  • KC –
Top receivers
  • HOU –
  • KC –
Top tacklers
  • HOU –
  • KC –

Week 8: vs. Cleveland Browns[edit]

Week Eight: Cleveland Browns at Kansas City Chiefs – Game summary
1234Total
Browns0107017
Chiefs6140323

at Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City, Missouri

Game information
First quarter
Second quarter
Third quarter
Fourth quarter
Top passers
  • CLE –
  • KC –
Top rushers
  • CLE –
  • KC –
Top receivers
  • CLE –
  • KC –
Top tacklers
  • CLE –
  • KC –

Week 9: at Buffalo Bills[edit]

Week Nine: Kansas City Chiefs at Buffalo Bills – Game summary
1234Total
Chiefs03101023
Bills733013

at Ralph Wilson Stadium, Orchard Park, New York

Game information
First quarter
Second quarter
Third quarter
Fourth quarter
Top passers
  • KC –
  • BUF –
Top rushers
  • KC –
  • BUF –
Top receivers
  • KC –
  • BUF –
Top tacklers
  • KC –
  • BUF –

Week 11: at Denver Broncos[edit]

Week Eleven: Kansas City Chiefs at Denver Broncos – Game summary
1234Total
Chiefs0100717
Broncos1077327

at Sports Authority Field at Mile High, Denver, Colorado

Game information
First quarter
Second quarter
Third quarter
Fourth quarter
Top passers
  • KC –
  • DEN –
Top rushers
  • KC –
  • DEN –
Top receivers
  • KC –
  • DEN –
Top tacklers
  • KC –
  • DEN –

Week 12: vs. San Diego Chargers[edit]

Week Twelve: San Diego Chargers at Kansas City Chiefs – Game summary
1234Total
Chargers37141741
Chiefs77141038

at Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City, Missouri

  • Date: November 24
  • Game time: 12:00 p.m. CST
  • Game weather: 24 °F (−4 °C), mostly sunny
  • Game attendance: 75,259
  • Referee: Walt Coleman
  • TV announcers (CBS): Jim Nantz and Phil Simms
  • Recap, Game book
Game information
First quarter
Second quarter
Third quarter
Fourth quarter
Top passers
Top rushers
  • SD –
  • KC –
Top receivers
  • SD –
  • KC –
Top tacklers
  • SD –
  • KC –

San Diego triumphed in the highest-scoring matchup with Kansas City since a 42-41 loss in 1986. The game lead changed eight times as Alex Smith threw for 294 yards and three touchdowns, but Rivers (392 yards) won it in the final seconds on a 26-yard score to Seyi Ajirotutu. The loss was Kansas City's second straight after the Chiefs' nine-game winning streak.

Week 13: vs. Denver Broncos[edit]

Week Thirteen: Denver Broncos at Kansas City Chiefs – Game summary
1234Total
Broncos01414735
Chiefs7140728

at Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City, Missouri

  • Date: December 1
  • Game time: 3:25 p.m. CST[11]
  • Game weather: 55 °F (13 °C), sunny and clear
  • Game attendance: 77,065
  • Referee: Terry McAulay
  • TV announcers (CBS): Jim Nantz and Phil Simms
  • Recap, Game book
Game information
First quarter
Second quarter
Third quarter
Fourth quarter
Top passers
  • DEN –
  • KC –
Top rushers
  • DEN –
  • KC –
Top receivers
  • DEN –
  • KC –
Top tacklers
  • DEN –
  • KC –

Week 14: at Washington Redskins[edit]

Week Fourteen: Kansas City Chiefs at Washington Redskins – Game summary
1234Total
Chiefs17210745
Redskins0100010

at FedEx Field, Landover, Maryland

  • Date: December 8
  • Game time: 1:00 p.m. EST/12:00 p.m. CST
  • Game weather: 30 °F (−1 °C), snow
  • Game attendance: 56,247
  • Referee: Carl Cheffers
  • TV announcers (CBS): Kevin Harlan and Solomon Wilcots
  • Recap, Game book
Game information
First quarter
Second quarter
Third quarter
Fourth quarter
Top passers
  • KC –
  • WAS –
Top rushers
  • KC –
  • WAS –
Top receivers
  • KC –
  • WAS –
Top tacklers
  • KC –
  • WAS –

Week 15: at Oakland Raiders[edit]

Week Fifteen: Kansas City Chiefs at Oakland Raiders – Game summary
1234Total
Chiefs211414756
Raiders31414031

at O.co Coliseum, Oakland, California

  • Date: December 15
  • Game time: 3:05 p.m. CST/1:05 p.m. PST
  • Game weather: 64 °F (18 °C), sunny
  • Game attendance: 49,571
  • Referee: Clete Blakeman
  • TV announcers (CBS): Ian Eagle and Dan Fouts
  • Recap, Game book
Game information
First quarter
Second quarter
Third quarter
Fourth quarter
Top passers
  • KC –
  • OAK –
Top rushers
  • KC –
  • OAK –
Top receivers
  • KC –
  • OAK –
Top tacklers
  • KC –
  • OAK –

Week 16: vs. Indianapolis Colts[edit]

Week Sixteen: Indianapolis Colts at Kansas City Chiefs – Game summary
1234Total
Colts01310023
Chiefs70007

at Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City, Missouri

  • Date: December 22
  • Game time: 12:00 p.m. CST
  • Game weather: 22 °F (−6 °C), cloudy
  • Game attendance: 75,396
  • Referee: Tony Corrente
  • TV announcers (CBS): Greg Gumbel and Dan Dierdorf
  • Recap, Game book
Game information
First quarter
Second quarter
Third quarter
Fourth quarter
Top passers
  • IND –
  • KC –
Top rushers
  • IND –
  • KC –
Top receivers
  • IND –
  • KC –
Top tacklers
  • IND –
  • KC –

Week 17: at San Diego Chargers[edit]

Week Seventeen: Kansas City Chiefs at San Diego Chargers – Game summary
1234OTTotal
Chiefs14730024
Chargers77010327

at Qualcomm Stadium, San Diego, California

Game information
First quarter
Second quarter
Third quarter
Fourth quarter
Top passers
  • KC –
  • SD –
Top rushers
  • KC –
  • SD –
Top receivers
  • KC –
  • SD –
Top tacklers
  • KC –
  • SD –

Postseason[edit]

AFC Wild Card Playoff Game: at #4 Indianapolis Colts[edit]

AFC Wild Card Playoff Game: #5 Kansas City Chiefs at #4 Indianapolis Colts– Game summary
1234Total
Chiefs102110344
Colts73211445

at Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis, Indiana

Game information
First quarter
Second quarter
Third quarter
Fourth quarter
Top passers
  • KC –
  • IND –
Top rushers
  • KC –
  • IND –
Top receivers
  • KC –
  • IND –
Top tacklers
  • KC –
  • IND –

Standings[edit]

Division[edit]

AFC West
WLTPCTDIVCONFPFPASTK
(1) Denver Broncos1330.8135–19–3606399W2
(5) Kansas City Chiefs1150.6882–47–5430305L2
(6) San Diego Chargers970.5634–26–6396348W4
Oakland Raiders4120.2501–54–8322453L6

Conference[edit]

#TeamDivisionWLTPCTDIVCONFPFPAPDSTK
Division leaders
1*Denver Broncos (1)West1330.8135–19–3606399207W2
2zNew England Patriots (2)East1240.7504–29–3444338106W2
3[a]yCincinnati Bengals (3)North1150.6883–38–4430305125W2
4yIndianapolis Colts (4)South1150.6886–09–339133655W3
Wild cards
5wKansas City Chiefs (5)West1150.6882–47–5430305125L2
6wSan Diego Chargers (6)West970.5634–26–639634848W4
Eliminated from playoff contention
7[b][c]Pittsburgh SteelersNorth880.5004–26–63793709W3
8[d]Baltimore RavensNorth880.5003–36–6320352-32L2
9[e]New York JetsEast880.5003–35–7290387-97W2
10Miami DolphinsEast880.5002–47–5317335-18L2
11Tennessee TitansSouth790.4382–46–6362381-19W2
12Buffalo BillsEast6100.3753–35–7339388-49L1
13[f][g]Oakland RaidersWest4120.2501–54–8322453-131L6
14[h]Jacksonville JaguarsSouth4120.2503–34–8247449-202L3
15Cleveland BrownsNorth4120.2502–43–9308406-98L7
16Houston TexansSouth2140.1251–52–10276428-152L14
Tiebreakers[i]
  1. ^ Cincinnati defeated Indianapolis head-to-head (Week 14, 42–28).
  2. ^ Pittsburgh finished with a better division record than Baltimore.
  3. ^ Pittsburgh defeated the New York Jets head-to-head (Week 6, 19–6).
  4. ^ Baltimore defeated the New York Jets head-to-head (Week 12, 19–3).
  5. ^ The New York Jets finished with a better division record than Miami.
  6. ^ Oakland and Jacksonville finished with a better conference record than Cleveland.
  7. ^ Oakland defeated Jacksonville head-to-head (Week 2, 19–9).
  8. ^ Jacksonville defeated Cleveland head-to-head (Week 13, 32–28).
  9. ^ When breaking ties for three or more teams under the NFL's rules, they are first broken within divisions, then comparing only the highest ranked remaining team from each division.
Notes
w — Clinched wild card
x — Clinched playoff berth
y — Clinched division
z — Clinched first-round bye
* — Clinched home-field advantage

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