It seems like the season has flown by, because we’re already midway through the 2017 NFL campaign. Now that the postseason is finally within sight, we’ve begun to see some of the contenders emerge from the pack. As we can see based on the updated NFL playoff picture following Week 9, though, there are still some unexpected teams trying to extend their seasons into January.
With that in mind, let’s take a look at what the field would look like if the NFL playoffs began ahead of Week 10. Even with half of the season now in the books, there’s still plenty of football left to be played and more for us to learn about this year’s top contenders.