The AFC playoff picture is set after the conclusion of the Tennessee Titans’ last-second 41-38 win over the Houston Texans.
Three groups secured season finisher compartments early Sunday evening: the Cleveland Browns, Baltimore Ravens and Tennessee Titans. The Titans at that point won the AFC South and the Indianapolis Colts procured as spot, also.
With the No. 1 seed, the Kansas City Chiefs on bye, the No. 2 Buffalo Bills will have the No. 7 Colts, the No. 3 Pittsburgh Steelers will have the Browns and the No. 4 Titans will have the Ravens.
Cleveland (11-5) will re-visitation of the end of the season games unexpectedly since 2002 in the wake of beating the adversary Pittsburgh Steelers (12-4), who were sitting a significant number of their top starters. Cleveland will head out to Pittsburgh one week from now to play the Steelers again on Super Wild Card Weekend.
“I’m very happy for Northeast Ohio, for Browns fans all over the world. We feel their support. Happy for them,” Browns coach Kevin Stefanski said after the win, per 92.3 The Fan. “We’re in the dance, but we have a lot of work to do this week and we want to keep this thing going.”
Baltimore (11-5) made sure about its third in a row postseason appearance with a simple 38-3 win over the Cincinnati Bengals (4-11-1).
Tennessee didn’t need to play to secure a re-visitation of the postseason. The Titans (11-5) made sure about a spot because of the Miami Dolphins’ misfortune to the Buffalo Bills. The Titans then unoriginal the AFC South with a 41-38 win over the Houston Texans.
Likewise on account of the Dolphins’ misfortune, the Colts made sure about the last AFC postseason spot with their 28-14 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars.
The Browns finishing the league’s longest playoff drought provoked a tweet from a specific Northeast Ohio local.