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2017 NFL Playoff Scenarios for Week 15

A full list of playoff scenarios for NFL week 15.

AFC

​CLINCHED:Pittsburgh – AFC North division title       

PITTSBURGH STEELERS (11-2) (vs. New England (10-3), Sunday)

Pittsburgh clinches home-field advantage throughout AFC playoffs with:​

  • ​PIT win + JAX loss or tie​

Pittsburgh clinches a first-round bye with:

  • PIT win  OR 
  • PIT tie + JAX loss

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS (10-3) (at Pittsburgh (11-2), Sunday)

New England clinches AFC East division title with:

  • NE win or tie  OR
  • BUF loss or tie

New England clinches a playoff berth with:

  • ​BAL loss or tie

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS (9-4) (vs. Houston (4-9), Sunday)

Jacksonville clinches a playoff berth with:

  • JAX win OR
  • JAX tie + BUF loss or tie  OR
  • JAX tie + BAL loss or tie  OR
  • BUF loss + BAL loss  OR
  • BAL loss + KC-LAC game does not end in tie

NFC

CLINCHED:Philadelphia – NFC East division title

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES (11-2) (at New York Giants (2-11), Sunday)

Philadelphia clinches home-field advantage throughout NFC playoffs with:

  • PHI win + MIN loss

Philadelphia clinches a first-round bye with:

  • ​PHI win  OR
  • ​PHI tie + LAR loss or tie + NO loss or tie + CAR loss or tie

MINNESOTA VIKINGS (10-3) (vs. Cincinnati (5-8), Sunday)

Minnesota clinches NFC North division title with:​

  • ​MIN win or tie  OR
  • DET loss or tie + GB loss or tie

Minnesota clinches a playoff berth with:

  • SEA loss + ATL loss + NO loss  OR
  • SEA loss + ATL loss + CAR loss  OR
  • SEA loss + ATL loss + DET loss or tie  OR
  • SEA loss + ATL tie + NO loss + DET loss or tie  OR
  • SEA loss + ATL tie + NO loss + CAR loss

LOS ANGELES RAMS (9-4) (at Seattle (8-5), Sunday)

Los Angeles Rams clinch a playoff berth with:

  • ​LAR win + DET loss or tie + GB loss or tie + NO loss + ATL loss
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