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Update: Complete playoff scenarios for New England

Here is a look at all of New England's possible playoff scenarios heading into Week 17:

IF THE PATRIOTS BEAT CAROLINA AND:

-Oakland loses
The Patriots are the AFC East champions and get the No.2 seed along with a first-round bye.

-Oakland wins
The Patriots are the AFC East champions and get the No. 3 seed.
They would host No. 6 seed Jets if Seattle loses.
They would host No. 6 seed Seahawks if Seattle and Baltimore win.
They would host No. 6 seed Ravens if Seahawks win and Ravens lose.

IF THE PATRIOTS LOSE TO CAROLINA AND:

-Oakland wins and Miami loses
The Patriots are the AFC East champions and get the No. 3 seed.
They would host the No. 6 seed Jets if the Ravens win or the Seahawks lose.
They would host the No. 6 seed Ravens if Baltimore loses and the Seahawks win.

-New York wins
The Patriots are a wild card team and the No. 4 seed.
They would host the No. 5 Dolphins if Miami loses.
They would host the No. 5 Ravens if Miami and Baltimore win.
They would host No. 5 Jets if Miami wins and Baltimore loses.

-Oakland and Miami win
The Patriots are a wild card team and the No. 4 seed.
They would host the No. 5 seed Ravens if Baltimore wins or Seattle loses.
They would host the No. 5 seed Seahawks if the Ravens lose and Seattle wins.

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