Here is the current AFC Playoff Picture if the playoffs started today
Denver Broncos: The Broncos have clinched the AFC West and and a 1st Round bye. The Broncos can lock in home field advantage if they win, or if the Patriots lose.
Indianapolis Colts: The Colts have won the AFC South. The Colts can earn a 1st Round bye with a win and both the Patriots and the Bengals have to lose.
Kansas City Chiefs: The Chiefs have secured a playoff spot.
New England Patriots: The Patriots can clinch a 1st Round bye with a win or if both the Bengals and Colts lose. They can also earn home-field advantage in the AFC if they win and the Broncos lose.
Cincinnati Bengals: The Bengals clinch a 1st Round bye if they win and the Patriots lose.
In the Hunt:
Baltimore Ravens: The Ravens need to secure a win, and need either the Dolphins or Chargers to lose to earn a playoff spot.
Miami Dolphins: The Dolphins need to secure a win, and a loss by the Ravens to earn a playoff spot.
San Diego Chargers: The Chargers need to secure a win, and need both a loss from the Dolphins and the Ravens to earn a playoff spot.
Pittsburgh Steelers: The Steelers need to secure a win, and need the Dolphins, Ravens, and the Chargers to lose to earn a playoff spot.