x-New England -- 11-5 to 13-3
possible y-NY Jets -- 7-9 to 10-6
Buffalo Bills -- 6-10 to 8-8
Miami Dolphins -- 4-12 to 6-10
x or y-Baltimore -- 10-6 to 12-4
possible x or y-Cincinnati Bengals -- 9-7 to 11-5
possible x or y-Pittsburgh Steelers -- 8-8 to 10-6
Cleveland Browns -- 4-12 to 6-10
x-Houston Texans -- 10-6 to 12-4
Tennessee Titans -- 7-9 to 9-7
Indianapolis Colts -- 6-10 to 8-8
Jacksonville Jaguars -- 5-11 to 7-9
x-Denver -- 11-5 to 12-4
possible y-San Diego Chargers -- 8-8 to 10-6
Kansas City Chiefs -- 6-10 to 8-8
Oakland Raiders -- 5-11 to 7-9
possible x or y-New York Giants -- 10-6 to 12-4
possible x or y-Dallas Cowboys -- 9-7 to 11-5
possible y-Philadelphia Eagles -- 8-8 to 10-6
Washington Redskins -- 4-12 to 6-10
x or y-Green Bay Packers -- 11-5 to 14-2
x or y-Detroit Lions -- 10-6 to 12-4
possible y-Chicago Bears -- 7-9 to 9-7
Minnesota Vikings -- 2-14 to 5-11
possible x or y-Carolina Panthers -- 10-6 to 11-5
possible x or y-Atlanta Falcons -- 9-7 to 11-5
New Orleans Saints -- 6-10 to 8-8
Tampa Bay Bucs -- 6-10 to 8-8
x-San Francisco 49ers -- 10-6 to 11-5
possible y-Seattle Seahawks -- 8-8 to 10-6
possible y-Arizona Cardinals -- 7-9 to 9-7
St. Louis Rams -- 3-13 to 5-12
possible x=possible division champ
possible y=possible wildcard
possible x or y=possible division champ or wildcard
In the AFC I see the NORTH possibly taking both of the wildcard spots again. The reason being is that they play the AFC WEST this year which is a so-so division with a bunch of possible 8-8 teams which should boost the conference records. What does scare me though is that the AFC NORTH does play against the NFC EAST which is a pretty good division this year.
The NY Jets can get the wildcard too with a 9-7 record but I think this whole Tebow Mania in NY is going to cause strife within the team. The Jets are playing against a weak division as well AFC SOUTH which will give them a few wins, and the NFC WEST with I can see them going 3-1 to 2-2 against, but they do play the Patriots twice, and the Steelers on the road. 5 of their last 8 are on the road and the Jets are a bad road team. I can see them going 5-3 to start and then going 4-4 to finish.
The Chargers will be playing for a wildcard as well but they have a tough task because they play the AFC NORTH which is packed with defensive powerhouses in the Bengals, Ravens, and Steelers.
As for the NFC I see this a wildcard mess. Detroit or Green Bay are both either guaranteed a division champ or a wildcard imo, and the 49ers are also guaranteed a division champ. After that I see Arizona, Seattle, New York, Dallas, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Carolina or Chicago all fighting for 2 division champ spots and 1 wildcard spot.
If I had to cross some off the list right away I would cross Philadelphia, Arizona, Chicago and possibly the Seahawks. That leaves Dallas, Atlanta, Carolina (my surprise team this year), and the New York Giants all fighting for 2 division champ spots and 1 wildcard. It's going to be a tossup with Atlanta and Carolina and I think the second place team will probably make it as a wildcard. As for the Cowboys and Giants I think the 2nd place team will miss the playoffs. The NFC EAST plays the AFC NORTH, and I feel they are going to beat eachother up pretty good. I wouldn't be surprised if the Cowboys and the Giants each go 1-3 to 2-2 against that division. I can see the Giants going 3-1 though but I cannot see the Cowboys doing the same thing. The Cowboys might start slow with 6 out of their first 9 on the road. If they start off at 5-4 then look for them to take the division. I can see the Giants start 5-2 or 6-1 but after that they have road games against Dallas, Cincinnati, Atlanta and Baltimore and they are home against the Steelers and Green Bay. That's going to be a tough stretch.