The Patriots host the Buffalo Bills, while the Panthers host Washington. FiveThirtyEight gives both teams over an 80% chance of victory, and a 72% that both teams will remain undefeated to reach 10-0.
There have been 15 teams in NFL history that have reached the 10-0 mark, and just two occasions with multiple teams reaching the mark in the same season (1990, 2009). Eight of these teams reached the Super Bowl, with five coming away with the victory.
Below is the list of every team that has reached 10-0, or better, along with the FiveThirtyEight odds of the Patriots and Panthers to reach that mark. New England has a 19% chance of going undefeated. The Panthers have an 11% chance. If the Patriots can win in Denver, their odds of remaining undefeated nearly doubles.
1975 Minnesota Vikings: Finished 12-2, lost in the Divisional Round
1990 San Francisco 49ers: Finished 14-2, lost in the Conference Championship to...
1990 New York Giants: Finished 13-3, won the Super Bowl against the Buffalo Bills
2008 Tennessee Titans: Finished 13-3, lost in the Divisional Round
(CAR: 86%, NE: 84%)
1969 Los Angeles Rams: Finished 11-3, lost in the Divisional round (yes, they lost their final four games)
1984 Miami Dolphins: Finished 14-2, lost in the Super Bowl to the San Francisco 49ers
1991 Washington: Finished 14-2, won the Super Bowl against the Buffalo Bills
(CAR: 58%, NE: 50%)
1985 Chicago Bears: Finished 15-1, won the Super Bowl against the New England Patriots
(CAR: 42%, NE: 41%)
2005 Indianapolis Colts: Finished 14-2, lost in the Divisional round
2009 New Orleans Saints: Finished 13-3, losing their final three regular season games, won the Super Bowl against the Indianapolis Colts
2011 Green Bay Packers: Finished 15-1, lost in the Divisional round
(CAR: 33%, NE: 32%)
2009 Indianapolis Colts: Finished 14-2, losing their final two regular season games, lost the Super Bowl to the New Orleans Saints
(CAR: 20%, NE: 31%)
(CAR: 12%, NE: 23%)
(CAR: 11%, NE: 19%)
1972 Miami Dolphins: Finished the regular season 14-0, won the Super Bowl against Washington
2007 New England Patriots: Finished the regular season 16-0, lost the Super Bowl to the New York Giants