Early look at who's in, who's out of the playoffs

It's the midpoint of the season and everyone is starting to look ahead to the playoffs. A lot can change between now and the end of the regular season, but here is a look at who will be in and who will be out and what the playoff picture might look like in January.

AFC Playoff Picture

New England Patriots

Current Record: 9-0
Projected record: 16-0
Result: AFC East champion
Seed: No. 1