The N.F.L. Playoff Picture Entering Week 12. Who's In? Who's Out?

Curious about your favorite team’s playoff positioning, or who’s looking like a good bet for a high seed?

With 12 weeks in the books and teams having five or six games left to play, it’s the time of year when the playoffs start seeming imminent. Who are the chief contenders, and what kind of chance does your team have?

Luckily, The New York Times offers a playoff simulator that can give insight into these questions. It gives playoff chances for every team, and also lets you see how those change based on hypothetical results going forward.

Here’s where things stand going into Thursday night’s game between the Dallas Cowboys and New Orleans

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