NFL Playoff Scenarios

The Vikings aren't able to clinch anything yet this weekend, but their rival Green Bay Packers can clinch at least a playoff berth under a number of scenarios.

WEEK 15 PLAYOFF SCENARIOS

AFC EAST

New England has clinched division title.

New England can clinch first-round bye with:

1) NE win + SD loss or tie, OR

2) NE tie + SD loss + IND loss or tie, OR

3) IND loss + SD loss + PIT win or tie

New York Jets can clinch playoff berth with:

1) NYJ win + DEN loss + BUF loss or tie + JAX loss or tie + BAL clinches strength of victory tiebreaker over DEN this week.


AFC NORTH

Pittsburgh has clinched division title.

Pittsburgh can clinch first-round bye with:

1) SD loss + IND loss, OR

2) PIT win + SD tie + IND tie

AFC SOUTH

Indianapolis has clinched division title.


AFC WEST

San Diego can clinch division title with:

1) DEN loss, OR

2) SD win or tie + DEN tie

San Diego can clinch playoff berth with:

1) SD win + BAL loss or tie, OR

2) SD tie + BAL loss



NFC EAST

Philadelphia has clinched division title and first-round bye.

Philadelphia can clinch homefield advantage with:

1) PHI win, OR

2) ATL loss


NFC NORTH

Green Bay can clinch playoff berth with:

1) GB win, OR

2) GB tie + STL loss, OR

3) GB tie + CAR loss or tie, OR

4) CHI loss or tie + STL loss + CAR loss + DAL loss or tie, OR

5) CHI loss or tie + STL loss + CAR loss + TB loss or tie + SEA win, OR

6) CHI loss or tie + STL loss + NYG loss or tie + DAL loss or tie, OR

7) CHI loss or tie + STL loss + NYG loss or tie + TB loss or tie + SEA win, OR

8) CHI loss or tie + NYG loss or tie + DAL loss or tie + CAR loss, OR

9) CHI loss or tie + NYG loss or tie + CAR loss + TB loss or tie + SEA win


NFC SOUTH

Atlanta has clinched division title.

Atlanta can clinch first-round bye with:

1) ATL win + GB loss or tie, OR

2) ATL tie + GB loss


NFC WEST

Seattle can clinch playoff berth with:

1) SEA win + DAL loss or tie + NYG loss or tie + DET loss or tie + CAR loss + CHI loss or tie




Cleveland, Miami, Oakland, San Francisco and Tennessee have been eliminated from playoff contention.

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