One team, though, is in a far more precarious position.
New England will try to lock up home-field advantage throughout the playoffs and deal a severe blow to the New York Jets’ postseason hopes Sunday at MetLife Stadium.
While the Patriots (12-2) have already clinched their seventh straight division title, postseason seeding is still a source of motivation. A win either this weekend or in the regular-season finale at Miami would give them the No. 1 seed for the second consecutive season. (Read more.)