NFL Playoff Scenarios

dshirley@macon.comDecember 21, 2013 

WEEK 16

NFC

Seattle — clinched playoff spot

SEATTLE

Clinches NFC West and home-field advantage throughout NFC playoffs with:

— Win or tie, OR

— San Francisco loss or tie

NEW ORLEANS

Clinches NFC South and first-round bye with:

— Win

Clinches playoff spot with:

— Arizona loss, OR

— Tie and San Francisco loss or tie, OR

— Tie and Arizona tie, OR

— San Francisco loss and Arizona tie

CAROLINA

Clinches playoff spot with:

— Win, OR

— Tie and Arizona loss, OR

— Tie and San Francisco loss, OR

— Arizona loss and San Francisco loss

SAN FRANCISCO

Clinches playoff spot with:

— Win, OR

— Arizona loss, OR

— Tie and Arizona tie

PHILADELPHIA

Clinches NFC East with:

— Win and Dallas loss or tie

CHICAGO

Clinches NFC North with:

— Win and Detroit loss or tie and Green Bay loss

AFC

Denver — clinched playoff spot

Indianapolis — clinched AFC South

Kansas City — clinched playoff spot

DENVER

Clinches AFC West and first-round bye with:

— Win and Kansas City loss

Clinches home-field advantage throughout AFC playoffs with:

— Win and Kansas City loss and New England loss or tie

NEW ENGLAND

Clinches AFC East with:

— Win or tie, OR

— Miami loss or tie

Clinches first-round bye with:

— Win and Cincinnati loss or tie and Indianapolis loss or tie, OR

— Tie and Cincinnati loss and Indianapolis loss

Clinches playoff spot with:

— Cincinnati loss or tie

CINCINNATI

Clinches AFC North with:

— Win and Baltimore loss or tie, OR

— Tie and Baltimore loss

Clinches playoff spot with:

— Win and Miami loss or tie, OR

— Tie and Miami loss

BALTIMORE

Clinches playoff spot with:

— Win and Miami loss and San Diego loss or tie

MIAMI

Clinches playoff spot with:

— Win and Baltimore loss and Cincinnati loss

 

 

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