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Dolphins Playoff Possibilities: What Seeds Can Miami Get?

The Miami Dolphins have clinched a spot in the playoffs, so let's take a look at all the possibilities regarding the team's seeding.

The Miami Dolphins, for the first time since 2008, are heading to the playoffs after an overtime win over Buffalo on the road. Denver's loss to Kansas City on Sunday night clinched Miami's spot in the postseason. But will Miami be the 5-seed or the 6-seed? Who will the Dolphins play?

It turns out that isn't yet determined. Miami, if it can beat New England next weekend, will have a shot at the 5-seed. A Miami win and a Kansas City loss to San Diego means the Dolphins get the 5-seed. If not, they'll be the 6-seed.

Miami's opponent? That depends too. Pittsburgh is the conference's 3-seed, while Houston will get the 4-seed. So if Miami winds up as the 5-seed, they'll head to Houston. If the Dolphins wind up as the 6-seed, they'll head to Pittsburgh.

It's safe to assume Dolphins fans want the 5-seed.

The AFC's playoff field is set, but the matchups are undetermined. We'll know more a week from today.