NFL Playoff Scenarios

NFL Playoff Scenarios

Credit: Getty Images

NEW ORLEANS, LA - DECEMBER 08: Head coach Sean Payton of the New Orleans Saints watches the game against the Carolina Panthers at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on December 8, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Print
Email
|

wwltv.com

Posted on December 10, 2013 at 5:59 PM

By The Associated Press
WEEK 15

NFC
CLINCHED
   Seattle clinched a playoff spot.
NFC SOUTH
   New Orleans clinches a playoff spot with a win OR
   1) A tie and a loss or tie by either Arizona or San Francisco OR
   2) A loss and a loss or tie by either Dallas or Philadelphia OR
   3) A San Francisco loss, a Dallas loss or tie and an Arizona tie OR
   4) A San Francisco loss, a Philadelphia loss or tie and an Arizona tie
   Carolina clinches a playoff spot with a
   1) A win, losses by Arizona and San Francisco and a Dallas loss or tie OR
   2) A win, losses by Arizona and San Francisco and a Philadelphia loss or tie
NFC WEST
   Seattle clinches NFC West division and a first-round bye with a win and a San Francisco loss or tie OR
   1) A tie and a San Francisco loss.
   Seattle clinches home-field advantage throughout NFC playoffs with a win, a San Francisco loss or tie and a New Orleans loss.
   San Francisco clinches a playoff spot with a win, an Arizona loss and a Dallas loss or tie OR
   1) A win, an Arizona loss and Philadelphia loss or tie.

-------------------------------

AFC
CLINCHED
   Indianapolis clinched AFC South.
   Denver clinched playoff spot.
AFC EAST
   New England clinches division with a win or tie.
   New England clinches a playoff spot with a Baltimore loss or tie.
AFC WEST
   Denver clinches AFC West division with a win and a Kansas City loss.
   Denver clinches a first-round bye with a win, a Kansas City loss and a Cincinnati loss or tie.
   Kansas City clinches a playoff spot with a win or tie OR
   1) A loss or tie by either Miami or Baltimore.
AFC NORTH
   Cincinnati clinches division with a win and a Baltimore loss or tie OR
   1) A tie and a Baltimore loss.
   Cincinnati clinches a playoff spot with a win and a Miami loss or tie OR
   1) A tie and a Miami loss.
   ------

Print
Email
|