NFL Standings Week 13: Where Do Teams Like the Bills, Vikings, Steelers, and Others Land?

What are the NFL standings after the Week 13 slate of games? Who leads each division, and have any teams locked things up at this point?

As the NFL season continues on, each game matters, and the standings become more and more meaningful. As you await to see where your favorite team lands in their hunt for a playoff spot, each win or loss could mean the difference between a division title or even a better draft pick.

What Are the Current NFL Standings for Each Division?

AFC East

With a loss to the Philadelphia Eagles in Week 12, the Buffalo Bills now head into their bye week having fallen 3.5 games behind the Miami Dolphins for the AFC East crown.

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With the Dolphins getting a big win this week and moving to 9-3, they have officially knocked both the Jets and Patriots out of AFC East contention. Their only competition now will be the Bills and they have a sizeable lead. The Dolphins now turn their attention to the top seed in the AFC.

  • Miami Dolphins 9-3
  • Buffalo Bills 6-6
  • New York Jets 4-8
  • New England Patriots 2-10

AFC North

The AFC North, from top to bottom, is one of the toughest divisions in the NFL. However, two of the four teams have lost their starting quarterbacks for the season, with the Cleveland Browns and Cincinnati Bengals now navigating their seasons without Deshaun Watson and Joe Burrow, respectively.

The Baltimore Ravens currently sit at the top with nine wins and seem to be separating themselves from the pack. Anything is possible in this hard-nosed division, but it looks like it’s shaping up to be Baltimore’s division to run away with.

  • Baltimore Ravens 9-3
  • Pittsburgh Steelers 7-5
  • Cleveland Browns 7-5
  • Cincinnati Bengals 6-6

AFC South

The Jaguars currently lead the incredibly tight AFC South with an 8-4 record. However, the Colts and Texans have both been playing well and now sit with seven wins each. And now, the Jaguars might be out a starting QB with Trevor Lawrence going down with an injury. This one will likely come down to the wire, but we can already say the Titans are all but out of division contention.

  • Jacksonville Jaguars 8-4
  • Indianapolis Colts 7-5
  • Houston Texans 7-5
  • Tennessee Titans 4-8

AFC West

With the way things change in just one play, you can never say never, but this division looks about as sure of a thing as there is in the NFL. The Kansas City Chiefs are sitting at the top with eight wins, while the three teams below them are below or close to .500.

MORE: Can the Chiefs Lock Up a Playoff Spot in Week 13?

The Broncos suffered a heartbreaking loss this week at the hands of the Houston Texans, snapping their five-win streak. They are still in contention for the playoffs, but this loss hurts their chances at the division. However, the Chiefs struggling and losing to the Packers might just keep the West closer than we all thought.

  • Kansas City Chiefs 8-4
  • Denver Broncos 6-6
  • Los Angeles Chargers 5-7
  • Las Vegas Raiders 5-7

NFC East

The Philadelphia Eagles took down the Chiefs on Monday Night Football and then beat the Bills in overtime. But their streak came to an end in spectacular fashion against the 49ers. They are still hanging onto the top spot in the NFC and NFC East, but Sunday Night Football against the 9-3 Cowboys next weekend has become incredibly important.

  • Philadelphia Eagles 10-2
  • Dallas Cowboys 9-3
  • New York Giants 4-8
  • Washington Commanders 4-9

NFC North

The NFC North was once assumed to be an easy division for the Lions, but after a Thanksgiving stumble against the Green Bay Packers, is Detroit still a lock? Their win against the Saints certainly helped. They now sit three games ahead of the Vikings.

Look out now, the Packers have now won three in a row and defeated the Chiefs on Sunday Night Football. They also have six wins on the season.

  • Detroit Lions 9-3
  • Minnesota Vikings 6-6
  • Green Bay Packers 6-6
  • Chicago Bears 4-8

NFC South

The NFC South is a mixed bag right now, and it could be anyone’s division in 2023 (except the 11-loss Carolina Panthers). Last season, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers made it to the playoffs with a losing record. This year, three teams hover around the .500 mark threatening to do the same thing once again.

While the Atlanta Falcons are in pole position, this division promises to be an exciting finish, with it looking like a three-team race for the title — even if the winner once again ends up below .500.

  • Atlanta Falcons 6-6
  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers 5 -7
  • New Orleans Saints 5-7
  • Carolina Panthers 1-11

NFC West

The 49ers got a massive win over the Eagles this week and are now second in the NFC and have a more than three-game lead over the Rams and Seahawks for the NFC West. This one seems to be pretty locked up at this point, but both the Rams and Seahawks are still very much alive when it comes to playoff contention.

  • San Francisco 49ers 9-3
  • Los Angeles Rams 6-6
  • Seattle Seahawks 6-6
  • Arizona Cardinals 3-10

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