HISTORY
1998
American Conference
Eastern Division W L T Pct. Pts. OP
N.Y. Jets 12 4 0 .750 416 266
Miami* 10 6 0 .625 321 265
Buffalo* 10 6 0 .625 400 333
New England* 9 7 0 .563 337 329
Indianapolis 3 13 0 .188 310 444
central Division W L T Pct. Pts. OP
Jacksonville 11 5 0 .688 392 338
Tennessee 8 8 0 .500 330 320
Pittsburgh 7 9 0 .438 263 303
Baltimore 6 10 0 .375 269 335
Cincinnati 3 13 0 .188 268 452
Western Division W L T Pct. Pts. OP
Denver# 14 2 0 .875 501 309
Oakland 8 8 0 .500 288 356
Seattle 8 8 0 .500 372 310
Kansas City 7 9 0 .438 327 363
San Diego 5 11 0 .313 241 342
National Conference
Eastern Division W L T Pct. Pts. OP
Dallas 10 6 0 .625 381 275
Arizona* 9 7 0 .563 325 378
N.Y. Giants 8 8 0 .500 287 309
Washington 6 10 0 .375 319 421
Philadelphia 3 13 0 .188 161 344
Central Division W L T Pct. Pts. OP
Minnesota# 15 1 0 .938 556 296
Green Bay* 11 5 0 .688 408 319
Tampa Bay 8 8 0 .500 314 295
Detroit 5 11 0 .313 306 378
Chicago 4 12 0 .250 276 368
Western Division W L T Pct. Pts. OP
Atlanta 14 2 0 .875 442 289
San Francisco* 12 4 0 .750 479 328
New Orleans 6 10 0 .375 305 359
Carolina 4 12 0 .250 336 413
St. Louis 4 12 0 .250 285 378
*Wild-Card qualifier for playoffs; #Top playoff seed in conference
Miami finished ahead of Buffalo based on better net division points (6 to Bills' 0). Oakland finished ahead of Seattle based on head-to-head sweep (2-0). Carolina finished ahead of St. Louis based on head-to-head sweep (2-0).
Wild-Card playoffs: MIAMI 24, Buffalo 17; JACKSONVILLE 25, New England 10
Divisional playoffs: DENVER 38, Miami 3; N.Y. JETS 34, Jacksonville 24
AFC Championship: DENVER 23, N.Y. Jets 10
Wild-Card playoffs: Arizona 20, DALLAS 7; SAN FRANCISCO 30, Green Bay 27
Divisional playoffs: ATLANTA 20, San Francisco 18; MINNESOTA 41, Arizona 21
NFC Championship: Atlanta 30, MINNESOTA 27 (OT)
Super Bowl XXXIII: Denver (AFC) 34, Atlanta (NFC) 19, at Pro Player Stadium, Miami, Florida