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2022 AFC East Standings

PlaceLogoTeamWinsLossesTiesPct.DivisionPFPAHomeAwaySrk
2Miami Dolphins LogoMiami Dolphins830.7272-12822565-13-2W5
1Buffalo Bills LogoBuffalo Bills830.7270-23091994-14-2W2
3New York Jets LogoNew York Jets740.6362-22301963-34-1W1
4New England Patriots LogoNew England Patriots650.5452-12392023-23-3L1

The 2022 NFL season is unfolding nicely for the green team in the area, as the New York Jets standings are looking solid.

Now 7-4 thanks to their 31-10 dismantling of the Chicago Bears at MetLife Stadium, Mike White’s Jets are just one game out of first place in the AFC East.

Things got tricky after the Jets’ dishearting 10-3 loss to the New England Patriots up north, but their stunning 20-17 victory over the rival Buffalo Bills. a week before the bye currently gives them the head-to-head tiebreaker over the defending AFC East champs (essentially placing them just a half-game out of first, behind both the first-place Bills and Miami Dolphins, another team New York already defeated).

As a whole, how good is the AFC East right now? All four teams are above .500, and each of these squads has a chance to make the 2022 NFL playoffs.

Earlier in the season, New York’s ugly 16-9 victory over the Denver Broncos at Mile High Stadium put them within a half-game of the idle Buffalo Bills at the time. But then Bill Belichick came to town and Zach Wilson threw three interceptions. A Buffalo Bills triumph over the Green Bay Packers on Sunday Night Football stretched the AFC East lead to 1.5 games.

Encouragingly, the Jets’ miraculous 31-30 come-from-behind victory over the Browns in Cleveland gave the organization its first September win in quite some time and allowed them to feel as though they are still within striking distance.

After a brutal home loss to the Cincinnati Bengals, Zach Wilson’s first game of the season resulted in another come-from-behind road victory, a 24-20 beauty over the Pittsburgh Steelers.

The Jets’ 40-17 thrashing of the divisional rival Miami Dolphins made it two-straight victories and possession of second place in the AFC East—courtesy of a head-to-head tiebreaker over the Fins.

And then there was the Packers game in Green Bay, which saw Robert Saleh’s squad dominate defensively and come away with the 27-10 victory.

With Mike White now leading the charge, Robert Saleh’s football team has designs on capturing the organization’s first divisional championship since 2002.

If the season ended today, post-Week 12, the New York Jets would be the AFC’s No. 7 seed, courtesy of a head-to-head tiebreaker loss to the also-7-4 Cincinnati Bengals. They would be matched up with the No. 2-seeded Miami Dolphins, who’d host the Jets down in South Beach.

The New York Jets standings within the AFC East have featured one team’s dominance for virtually two decades. Yet, the AFC East kings are no more—at least not anymore, since the 2020 NFL season played out.

Tom Brady‘s New England Patriots won the divisional crown 17 of 19 years, beginning with his insertion as starting quarterback in 2021.

Only an improbable New York Jets’ championship in 2002, as they “played to win the game,” and a Chad Pennington-led Miami Dolphins title in 2008, squashed Bill Belichick’s perfect mark within the AFC East for the better part of the last two decades.

The very same year (2020) Brady bolted for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers saw Josh Allen and the Buffalo Bills win their first AFC East championship since 1995. But as quickly as it seemed the Pats were trending downward was as fast as they rebounded, coming back strong in 2021 while the Bills try to navigate as one of the NFL’s favorites.

The Jets, still stuck in building mode, will have to wait their turn until Joe Douglas and company are confident that his roster can compete in one of the toughest divisions in football.

AFC East History

AFC East Championship Count (1970-2020):

RankLogoTeamChampionships
1New England Patriots LogoBoston / New England Patriots21
2Miami Dolphins LogoMiami Dolphins14
3Buffalo Bills LogoBuffalo Bills10
4Indianapolis Colts LogoBaltimore / Indianapolis Colts6
5New York Jets LogoNew York Jets2

The history of the AFC East division stretches as far back as 1970 when the NFL-AFL merger shook things up quite a bit.

After Joe Namath‘s Super Bowl 3 shocker and the Kansas City Chiefs triumph in Super Bowl 4, the merger sent the then-Baltimore Colts to the AFC, along with the Cleveland Browns and Pittsburgh Steelers (while the rest of the old NFL played in the newly-formed NFC).

While it may have been a bad break for the Jets, Patriots, Bills and Dolphins, Don Shula’s Colts took it and ran away. Their 11-2-1 record and eventual Super Bowl 5 victory over the Dallas Cowboys kicked off the very first AFC East season in the National Football League—the very season after the Jets had just won their second-straight AFL East title.

AFL East Championship Count (1960-1969):

RankLogoTeamChampionships
1Houston Oilers AFL 1968 LogoHouston Oilers4
2Buffalo Bills AFL 1968 LogoBuffalo Bills3
3New York Jets Logo, 1967-1969New York Jets / Titans2
4Boston Patriots AFL 1968 LogoBoston Patriots1
5Miami Dolphins AFL 1968 LogoMiami Dolphins0

2022 AFC Standings

AFC StandingsWLTPCTPFPANET PTSHOMEROADDIVDIV PCTCONFCONF PCTNON-CONFSTRKLAST 5
AFC EAST
Miami Dolphins8300.727282256265 - 1 - 03 - 2 - 02 - 1 - 00.6676 - 2 - 00.752 - 1 - 05W5 - 0 - 0
Buffalo Bills8300.7273091991104 - 1 - 04 - 2 - 00 - 2 - 005 - 2 - 00.7143 - 1 - 02W3 - 2 - 0
New York Jets7400.636230196343 - 3 - 04 - 1 - 02 - 2 - 00.55 - 4 - 00.5562 - 0 - 01W3 - 2 - 0
New England Patriots6500.545239202373 - 2 - 03 - 3 - 02 - 1 - 00.6675 - 2 - 00.7141 - 3 - 01L3 - 2 - 0
AFC NORTH
Baltimore Ravens7400.636275227483 - 2 - 04 - 2 - 02 - 0 - 014 - 3 - 00.5713 - 1 - 01L4 - 1 - 0
Cincinnati Bengals7400.636285231543 - 1 - 04 - 3 - 01 - 3 - 00.254 - 3 - 00.5713 - 1 - 03W4 - 1 - 0
Cleveland Browns4700.364263286-233 - 3 - 01 - 4 - 02 - 1 - 00.6672 - 6 - 00.252 - 1 - 01W2 - 3 - 0
Pittsburgh Steelers3700.3170244-742 - 3 - 01 - 4 - 01 - 2 - 00.3331 - 6 - 00.1432 - 1 - 01L2 - 3 - 0
AFC SOUTH
Tennessee Titans7400.63620920543 - 2 - 04 - 2 - 03 - 0 - 015 - 3 - 00.6252 - 1 - 01L3 - 2 - 0
Indianapolis Colts4610.409173220-472 - 3 - 02 - 3 - 11 - 3 - 10.34 - 4 - 10.50 - 2 - 01L1 - 4 - 0
Jacksonville Jaguars4700.364244232123 - 3 - 01 - 4 - 01 - 2 - 00.3334 - 4 - 00.50 - 3 - 01W2 - 3 - 0
Houston Texans1910.136174260-860 - 4 - 11 - 5 - 01 - 1 - 10.51 - 5 - 10.2140 - 4 - 06L0 - 5 - 0
AFC WEST
Kansas City Chiefs9200.818326243835 - 1 - 04 - 1 - 03 - 0 - 015 - 2 - 00.7144 - 0 - 05W5 - 0 - 0
Los Angeles Chargers6500.545252282-302 - 3 - 04 - 2 - 02 - 2 - 00.54 - 3 - 00.5712 - 2 - 01W2 - 3 - 0
Las Vegas Raiders4700.364265276-112 - 2 - 02 - 5 - 02 - 2 - 00.53 - 5 - 00.3751 - 2 - 02W2 - 3 - 0
Denver Broncos3800.273157194-372 - 3 - 01 - 5 - 00 - 3 - 002 - 6 - 00.251 - 2 - 03L1 - 4 - 0

2022 NFC Standings

NFC STANDINGSWLTPCTPFPANET PTSHOMEROADDIVDIV PCTCONFCONF PCTNON-CONFSTRKLAST 5
NFC EAST
Philadelphia Eagles10100.909303216875 - 1 - 05 - 0 - 02 - 1 - 00.6676 - 1 - 00.8574 - 0 - 02W4 - 1 - 0
Dallas Cowboys8300.727279187925 - 1 - 03 - 2 - 03 - 1 - 00.757 - 3 - 00.71 - 0 - 02W4 - 1 - 0
New York Giants7400.636225232-74 - 2 - 03 - 2 - 00 - 2 - 003 - 4 - 00.4294 - 0 - 02L2 - 3 - 0
Washington Commanders7500.583233236-33 - 3 - 04 - 2 - 01 - 2 - 00.3334 - 4 - 00.53 - 1 - 03W4 - 1 - 0
NFC NORTH
Minnesota Vikings9200.81826225755 - 1 - 04 - 1 - 03 - 0 - 016 - 2 - 00.753 - 0 - 01W4 - 1 - 0
Detroit Lions4700.364275310-352 - 4 - 02 - 3 - 02 - 1 - 00.6674 - 4 - 00.50 - 3 - 01L3 - 2 - 0
Green Bay Packers4800.333235283-483 - 3 - 01 - 5 - 01 - 2 - 00.3333 - 5 - 00.3751 - 3 - 02L1 - 4 - 0
Chicago Bears3900.25251305-542 - 3 - 01 - 6 - 00 - 3 - 001 - 7 - 00.1252 - 2 - 05L0 - 5 - 0
NFC SOUTH
Tampa Bay Buccaneers5600.455200203-33 - 3 - 02 - 3 - 02 - 1 - 00.6675 - 2 - 00.7140 - 4 - 01L2 - 3 - 0
Atlanta Falcons5700.417272293-214 - 2 - 01 - 5 - 01 - 3 - 00.254 - 5 - 00.4441 - 2 - 01L2 - 3 - 0
Carolina Panthers4800.333230266-364 - 3 - 00 - 5 - 03 - 1 - 00.753 - 5 - 00.3751 - 3 - 01W2 - 3 - 0
New Orleans Saints4800.333249280-313 - 4 - 01 - 4 - 01 - 2 - 00.3333 - 5 - 00.3751 - 3 - 01L2 - 3 - 0
NFC WEST
San Francisco 49ers7400.636249173764 - 1 - 03 - 3 - 04 - 0 - 016 - 2 - 00.751 - 2 - 04W4 - 1 - 0
Seattle Seahawks6500.545291281103 - 2 - 03 - 3 - 02 - 1 - 00.6674 - 4 - 00.52 - 1 - 02L3 - 2 - 0
Arizona Cardinals4800.333264321-571 - 6 - 03 - 2 - 01 - 4 - 00.23 - 6 - 00.3331 - 2 - 02L1 - 4 - 0
Los Angeles Rams3800.273178253-752 - 4 - 01 - 4 - 01 - 3 - 00.253 - 6 - 00.3330 - 2 - 05L0 - 5 - 0

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