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NFL playoff scenarios

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NFL Playoff Scenarios
WEEK 17
AFC EAST
NEW ENGLAND
Clinched division.
Clinches a first-round bye with a win or tie OR:
1) A Cincinnati loss or tie and an Indianapolis loss or tie.
Clinches home-field advantage throughout AFC playoffs with a win and a Denver loss.
MIAMI
Clinches a playoff spot with a win and a Baltimore loss or tie OR:
1) A win and a San Diego win.
2) A tie, a Baltimore loss and a San Diego loss or tie.
3) A tie and Baltimore and San Diego both tie.
AFC NORTH
CINCINNATI
Clinched division.
Clinches a first-round bye with a win and a New England loss.
BALTIMORE
Clinches a playoff spot with a win and a San Diego loss or tie OR:
1) A win and a Miami loss or tie
2) A tie, a Miami loss and a San Diego loss or tie.
3) A tie, a Miami tie and a San Diego loss.
4) A loss, a San Diego loss and a Pittsburgh loss or tie
PITTSBURGH
Clinches a playoff spot with a win and losses by Miami, Baltimore and San Diego.
AFC SOUTH
INDIANAPOLIS
Clinched division.
Clinches a first-round bye with a win, a New England loss and a Cincinnati loss or tie.
AFC WEST
DENVER
Clinched division and first-round bye.
Clinches home-field advantage throughout AFC playoffs with a win or tie OR:
1) A New England loss or tie.
KANSAS CITY
Clinched playoff spot.
SAN DIEGO
Clinches a playoff spot with a win, a Miami loss or tie and a Baltimore loss or tie OR:
1) A tie and losses by Miami and Baltimore.
NFC EAST
PHILADELPHIA
Clinches NFC East division with a win or tie.
DALLAS
Clinches NFC East division with a win.
NFC NORTH
CHICAGO
Clinches NFC North division with a win or tie.
GREEN BAY
Clinches NFC North division with a win.
NFC SOUTH
CAROLINA
Clinched playoff spot.
Clinches NFC South division and a first-round bye with a win or tie OR:
1) A New Orleans loss or tie.
Clinches home-field advantage throughout NFC playoffs with a win, a Seattle loss and a San Francisco win.
NEW ORLEANS
Clinches NFC South division and a first-round bye with a win and a Carolina loss.
Clinches a playoff spot with a win OR:
1) A tie and an Arizona loss or tie.
2) An Arizona loss.
NFC WEST
SEATTLE
Clinched playoff spot.
Clinches NFC West division and home-field advantage throughout NFC playoffs with a win or tie.
SAN FRANCISCO
Clinched playoff spot.
Clinches NFC West division and a first-round bye with a win and a Seattle loss.
Clinches NFC West division and home-field advantage throughout NFC playoffs with a win, a Seattle loss and a Carolina loss or tie.
ARIZONA
Clinches a playoff spot with a win and a New Orleans loss or tie OR:
1) A tie and a New Orleans loss.
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