Which NFL teams have been eliminated from the 2022 playoffs?

The 2021 NFL regular season has come to the end. We take a look at the teams that didn't make it to the playoffs after Week 18.

Which NFL teams have been eliminated from the 2022 playoffs?

With Week 18 of the 2021 NFL regular season now complete, there are 18 eight teams who are out of the running to reach the playoffs.


8. Los Angeles Chargers (9-8)

9. Indianapolis Colts (9-8)

10. Miami Dolphins (9-8)

11. Cleveland Browns (8-9)

12. Baltimore Ravens (8-9)

13. Denver Broncos (7-10)

14. New York Jets (4-13)

15. Houston Texans (4-13)

16. Jacksonville Jaguars (3-14)

The Colts and Ravens lost their chances of qualifying for the playoffs when they both lost again in the last week of the regular season, while the Steelers emerged victorious.

Meanwhile, the Browns, Broncos, and Dolphins were all eliminated by the Chargers beating the Broncos in the previous week (17). The Chargers were knocked out by losing to the Raiders in Week 18.


8. New Orleans Saints (9-8)

9. Minnesota Vikings (8-9)

10. Washington Football Team (7-10)

11. Atlanta Falcons (7-10)

12. Seattle Seahawks (7-10)

13. Chicago Bears (6-11)

14. Carolina Panthers (5-12)

15. New York Giants (4-13)

16. Detroit Lions (3-13-1)

The Saints won but were ruled out by San Francisco's victory. Minnesota, Atlanta, and Washington had previously been eliminated after losing their games in Week 17.