NFL playoff scenarios

NFL playoff scenarios
December 24, 2012, 4:45 pm
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2012 NFL PLAYOFF SCENARIOS FOR WEEK 17

 

AFC

CLINCHED: New England – AFC East

                        Denver – AFC West

                        Houston – AFC South

                        Baltimore – AFC North

                        Indianapolis – playoff spot

                        Cincinnati – playoff spot        

HOUSTON TEXANS (at Indianapolis)

Houston clinches a first-round bye with:

1)     HOU win or tie OR

2)     NE loss or tie OR

3)     DEN loss

Houston clinches home-field advantage throughout AFC playoffs with:

1)     HOU win OR

2)     HOU tie + DEN loss or tieOR

3)     NE loss or tie + DEN loss

DENVER BRONCOS (vs. Kansas City)

Denver clinches a first-round bye with:

1)     DEN win or tie OR

2)     NE loss or tie

Denver clinches home-field advantage throughout AFC playoffs with:

1)     DEN win + HOU loss or tie OR

2)     DEN tie + HOU loss

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS (vs. Miami)

New England clinches a first-round bye with:

1)     NE win + DEN loss OR

2)     NE win + HOU loss

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

1)     NE win + DEN loss + HOU loss

 

NFC

CLINCHED: Atlanta – NFC South and home-field advantage

                        Green Bay – NFC North

                        San Francisco – playoff spot

                        Seattle – playoff spot

GREEN BAY (at Minnesota)

Green Bay clinches a first-round bye with:

1)     GB win OR

2)     GB tie + SF loss or tie OR

3)     SF loss + SEA loss or tie

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS (vs. Arizona)

San Francisco clinches NFC West division with:

1)     SF win or tie OR

2)     SEA loss or tie

San Francisco clinches a first-round bye with:

1)     SF win + GB loss or tie OR

2)     SF tie + GB loss

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS (vs. St. Louis)

Seattle clinches NFC West division with:

1)     SEA win + SF loss

Seattle clinches a first-round bye with:

1)     SEA win + SF loss + GB loss

WASHINGTON REDSKINS (vs. Dallas)

Washington clinches NFC East division with:

1)     WAS win or tie

Washington clinches a playoff spot with:

1)     CHI loss + MIN loss

DALLAS COWBOYS (at Washington)

Dallas clinches NFC East division with:

1)     DAL win

NEW YORK GIANTS (vs. Philadelphia)

New York clinches a playoff spot with:

1)     NYG win + DAL loss or tie + CHI loss + MIN loss

MINNESOTA VIKINGS (vs. Green Bay)

Minnesota clinches a playoff spot with:

1)     MIN win OR

2)     MIN tie + CHI loss or tie OR

3)     DAL loss or tie + NYG loss or tie + CHI loss

 CHICAGO BEARS (at Detroit)

Chicago clinches a playoff spot with:

1)     CHI win + MIN loss or tie OR

2)     CHI tie + MIN loss

Courtesy NFL media services

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