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Here’s a snapshot of where things stand in the AFC postseason race as of Tuesday morning:

1. New England (10-1)

Remaining schedule: at Texans (7-4), vs. Chiefs (7-4), at Bengals (0-11), vs. Bills (8-3), vs. Dolphins (2-9)

Games left vs. teams .500 or better: 3

Opponents record: 24-31 (.436)

The skinny: Another week, another win. But they can’t let up, as the Ravens continue to keep the pressure on. If you go by opponents’ record, the Patriots have the easiest slate the rest of the way, although some of that is skewed because they still have games against the Bengals and Dolphins. Bottom line? If things really break right for New England, the Pats’ last game outside the Eastern Time Zone will be this weekend in Houston.

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2. Baltimore (9-2)

Remaining schedule: vs. 49ers (10-1), at Bills (8-3), vs. Jets (4-7), at Browns (5-6), vs. Steelers (6-5)

Games left vs. teams .500 or better: 3

Opponents record: 33-22 (.600)

Lamar Jackson threw five touchdown passes against the Rams Monday night.
Lamar Jackson threw five touchdown passes against the Rams Monday night.Kevork Djansezian/Getty images/Getty Images

The skinny: We all thought that the Ravens would be tested by this four-game stretch against the Texans, Rams, 49ers, and Bills. So far, they’ve responded impressively, with wins over Houston and L.A. by a combined score of 86-13. Patriots’ fans will be rooting for Jimmy Garoppolo to slow down the Ravens’ hot streak next weekend.

3. Houston (7-4)

Remaining schedule: vs. Patriots (10-1), vs. Broncos (3-8), at Titans (6-5), at Buccaneers (4-7), vs. Titans (6-5)

Games left vs. teams .500 or better: 3

Next up for Bill O’Brien? Bill Belichick and the Patriots.
Next up for Bill O’Brien? Bill Belichick and the Patriots.Eric Christian Smith/Associated Press/FR171023 AP via AP

Opponents record: 29-26 (.527)

The skinny: After they were crushed by the Ravens, the Texans had a nice bounce-back win, slipping past Indy on Thursday and capturing the third spot in the AFC. There’s still a lot of football to play, but the Texans have a relatively easy schedule down the stretch (after this weekend), which should set them up nicely when it comes to potentially winning the AFC South.

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4. Kansas City (7-4)

Remaining schedule: vs. Raiders (6-5), at Patriots (10-1), vs. Broncos (3-8), at Bears (5-6), vs. Chargers (4-7)

Games left vs. teams .500 or better: 2

Opponents record: 28-27 (.509)

Coming off their bye, Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs will face the Raiders.
Coming off their bye, Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs will face the Raiders.Marcio Jose Sanchez/Associated Press/Associated Press

The skinny: History tells us the Raiders and Chargers could loom large as potential late-season spoilers for the Chiefs, but it’s fairly evident that we’ll get the best sense of where they stand on Dec. 8 when the Chiefs come to Foxborough.

5. Buffalo (8-3)

Remaining schedule: at Cowboys (6-5), vs. Ravens (9-2), at Steelers (6-5), at Patriots (10-1), vs. Jets (4-7)

Games left vs. teams .500 or better: 4

Opponents record: 35-20 (.636)

Josh Allen and the Bills have eight wins, but they’d like to stretch that a bit between now and the end of the season.
Josh Allen and the Bills have eight wins, but they’d like to stretch that a bit between now and the end of the season.Adrian Kraus/Associated Press/FR171451 AP via AP

The skinny: Still believe that unless something unforeseen happens, when you look at their roster and where it stands against the rest of the AFC, the Bills are going to be locked in for 10 wins and that No. 5 seed come postseason time. But they’ll have to earn it down the stretch.

6. Pittsburgh (6-5)

Remaining schedule: vs. Browns (5-6), at Cardinals (3-7-1), vs. Bills (8-3), at Jets (4-7), at Ravens (9-2)

Games left vs. teams .500 or better: 2

Opponents record: 29-25-1 (.527)

After a rough start, Mike Tomlin and the Steelers are eyeing a playoff berth.
After a rough start, Mike Tomlin and the Steelers are eyeing a playoff berth.Gary Landers/Associated Press/FR171284 AP via AP

The skinny: After an 0-3 start, the Steelers have pulled off a skillful turnaround. But will it be enough to hold off the three other teams with identical records down the stretch for that final spot?

IN THE HUNT

7. Oakland (6-5) The Raiders’ three-game winning streak came to a brutal end at MetLife on Sunday with a stunning 34-3 loss to the Jets. Oakland had done a good job building with three straight wins, but now, it faces a key stretch if it wants to hang around the playoff picture.

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8. Indy (6-5) Three losses in four games is a bad look.

9. Tennessee (6-5) The Titans have to sweep their two remaining games with Houston if they want a shot at the postseason.

10. Cleveland (5-6) The Browns stabilized nicely after last Thursday’s ugly fracas, and they’re right back in the race. Important to note they have two games left against the winless Bengals, which could tilt the balance of power at the bottom of the AFC playoff chase.


Christopher Price can be reached at christopher.price@globe.com. Follow Christopher Price@cpriceNFL.