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NFL Playoff Scenarios For Week 15

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2016 NFL PLAYOFF SCENARIOS FOR WEEK 15

 

AFC

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS (11-2) (at Denver (8-5), Sunday)

New England clinches AFC East division with:

  1. NE win or tie OR
  2. MIA loss or tie

New England clinches a first-round bye with:

  1. NE win or tie OR
  2. MIA loss or tie + PIT loss or tie
  3. MIA loss or tie + KC win

 

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS (10-3) (vs. Tennessee (7-6), Sunday)

Kansas City clinches a playoff berth with:

  1. KC win OR
  2. KC tie + MIA loss OR
  3. KC tie + DEN loss or tie OR
  4. DEN loss + BAL loss or tie OR
  5. DEN loss + PIT loss or tie

 

OAKLAND RAIDERS (10-3) (at San Diego (5-8), Sunday)

Oakland clinches a playoff berth with:

  1. OAK win OR
  2. OAK tie + MIA loss OR
  3. OAK tie + DEN loss OR
  4. OAK tie + MIA tie + DEN tie OR
  5. OAK tie + MIA tie + KC win OR
  6. MIA loss + PIT loss or tie + DEN loss OR
  7. MIA loss + PIT loss or tie + KC win or tie OR
  8. MIA loss + BAL loss or tie + DEN loss OR
  9. MIA loss + BAL loss or tie + KC win or tie

NFC

CLINCHED: Dallas – playoff berth

DALLAS COWBOYS (11-2) (vs. Tampa Bay (8-5), Sunday night)

Dallas clinches NFC East division and a first-round bye with:

  1. DAL win + NYG loss or tie OR
  2. DAL tie + NYG loss

Dallas clinches home-field advantage throughout NFC playoffs with:

  1. DAL win + NYG/DET tie

DETROIT LIONS (9-4) (at New York Giants (9-4), Sunday)

Detroit clinches NFC North division with:

  1. DET win + GB loss or tie OR
  2. DET tie + GB loss + MIN loss or tie

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS (8-4-1) (vs. Los Angeles (4-9), Thursday night)

Seattle clinches NFC West division with:

  1. SEA win or tie OR

  2. AZ loss or tie

 

NEW YORK GIANTS (9-4) (vs. Detroit (9-4), Sunday)

New York clinches a playoff berth with:

  1. NYG win + WAS loss + MIN loss or tie + GB loss or tie

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Charlie Bernstein

Charlie Bernstein is the managing football editor for Football Insiders and has covered the NFL for over a decade.  Charlie has hosted drive time radio for NBC and ESPN affiliates in different markets around the country, along with being an NFL correspondent for ESPN Radio and WFAN.  He has been featured on the NFL Network as well as Sirius/XM NFL Radio and has been published on Fox Sports, Sports Illustrated, ESPN as well as numerous other publications.