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Playoff scenarios entering Week 16

AFC


CLINCHED

Denver – AFC West
Indianapolis – AFC South
New England – AFC East

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS (Next: at New York Jets)

New England clinches home-field advantage throughout AFC playoffs with:

1) NE win DEN loss

New England clinches a first-round bye with:

1) NE win OR
2) NE tie IND loss or tie OR
3) IND loss CIN loss or tie PIT loss or tie BAL loss or tie

DENVER BRONCOS (Next: at Cincinnati Bengals)

Denver clinches a first-round bye with:

1) DEN win OR
2) DEN tie IND loss or tie

CINCINNATI BENGALS (Next: vs. Denver Broncos)

Cincinnati clinches AFC North division with:

1) CIN win PIT loss BAL loss or tie

Cincinnati clinches a playoff spot with:

1) CIN win OR
2) CIN tie BAL loss OR
3) CIN tie KC loss or tie SD loss or tie OR
4) KC loss SD loss BUF loss or tie

PITTSBURGH STEELERS (Next: vs. Kansas City Chiefs)

Pittsburgh clinches a playoff spot with:

1) PIT win

BALTIMORE RAVENS (Next: at Houston Texans)

Baltimore clinches a playoff spot with:

1) BAL win PIT loss CIN loss OR
2) BAL win KC loss or tie SD loss or tie OR
3) BAL tie KC loss SD loss BUF loss or tie

NFC


CLINCHED

Arizona – playoff spot

ARIZONA CARDINALS (Next: vs. Seattle Seahawks)

Arizona clinches NFC West division and home-field advantage throughout NFC playoffs with:

1) ARI win

DETROIT LIONS (Next: at Chicago Bears)

Detroit clinches NFC North division with:

1) DET win GB loss

Detroit clinches a first-round bye with:

1) DET win GB loss DAL loss

Detroit clinches a playoff spot with:

1) DET win OR
2) DET tie PHI loss or tie OR
3) PHI loss

DALLAS COWBOYS (Next: vs. Indianapolis Colts)

Dallas clinches NFC East division with:

1) DAL win PHI loss or tie OR
2) DAL tie PHI loss

Dallas clinches a playoff spot with:

1) DAL win GB loss or tie DET loss or tie as long as both don't tie

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS (Next: at Arizona Cardinals)

Seattle clinches a playoff spot with:

1) SEA win PHI loss or tie OR
2) SEA win DET loss or tie OR
3) SEA win GB loss or tie OR
4) SEA tie PHI loss OR
5) SEA tie DET loss GB loss OR
6) PHI loss DAL win or tie

GREEN BAY PACKERS (Next: at Tampa Bay Buccaneers)

Green Bay clinches a playoff spot with:

1) GB win PHI loss or tie OR
2) GB win DAL win or tie OR
3) GB tie PHI loss OR
4) GB tie PHI tie DAL win or tie OR
5) PHI loss DAL win or tie

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS (Next: vs. Atlanta Falcons)

New Orleans clinches NFC South division with:

1) NO win CAR loss

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