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1997
American Conference
Eastern DivisionWLTPct.Pts.OP
New England1060.625369289
Miami*970.563339327
N.Y. Jets970.563348287
Buffalo6100.375255367
Indianapolis3130.188313401
Central DivisionWLTPct.Pts.OP
Pittsburgh1150.688372307
Jacksonville*1150.688394318
Tennessee880.500333310
Cincinnati790.438355405
Baltimore691.406326345
Western DivisionWLTPct.Pts.OP
Kansas City#1330.813375232
Denver*1240.750472287
Seattle880.500365362
Oakland4120.250324419
San Diego4120.250266425
National Conference
Eastern DivisionWLTPct.Pts.OP
N.Y. Giants1051.656307265
Washington871.531327289
Philadelphia691.406317372
Dallas6100.375304314
Arizona4120.250283379
Central DivisionWLTPct.Pts.OP
Green Bay1330.813422282
Tampa Bay*1060.625299263
Detroit*970.563379306
Minnesota*970.563354359
Chicago4120.250263421
Western DivisionWLTPct.Pts.OP
San Francisco#1330.813375265
Carolina790.438265314
Atlanta790.438320361
New Orleans6100.375237327
St. Louis5110.313299359
*Wild-Card qualifier for playoffs; #Top playoff seed in conference
Miami finished ahead of N.Y. Jets based on head-to-head sweep (2-0). Pittsburgh finished ahead of Jacksonville based on better net division points (78 to Jaguars' 23). Oakland finished ahead of San Diego based on better division record (2-6 to Chargers' 1-7). San Francisco was top playoff seed based on better conference record than Green Bay (11-1 to Packers' 10-2). Detroit finished ahead of Minnesota based on head-to-head sweep (2-0). Carolina finished ahead of Atlanta based on head-to-head sweep (2-0).
Wild-Card playoffs: DENVER 42, Jacksonville 17; NEW ENGLAND 17, Miami 3
Divisional playoffs: PITTSBURGH 7, New England 6; Denver 14, KANSAS CITY 10
AFC Championship: Denver 24, PITTSBURGH 21
Wild-Card playoffs: Minnesota 23, N.Y. GIANTS 22; TAMPA BAY 20, Detroit 10
Divisional playoffs: SAN FRANCISCO 38, Minnesota 22; GREEN BAY 21, Tampa Bay 7
NFC Championship: Green Bay 23, SAN FRANCISCO 10
Super Bowl XXXII: Denver (AFC) 31, Green Bay (NFC) 24, at Qualcomm Stadium, San Diego, California