So you belong in the playoff hunt?
Several of the NFL’s division leaders have litmus-test games this weekend, that could validate their position at the top of the heap or create eggshell cracks in their foundation.
Heading into Week 9, the division leaders are New England, Pittsburgh, Tennessee and Kansas City in the AFC, and Philadelphia, Minnesota, New Orleans and Seattle in the NFC.
Although the Seahawks and Rams have the same record, as do the Titans and Jaguars, Seattle and Tennessee have the edge in head-to-head victories.
The Vikings, Patriots and Steelers have the week off. The other five division leaders — four of whom will be playing at...