Week 15 playoff scenarios

Posted Dec. 11, 2012 @ 2 p.m.
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HOUSTON TEXANS

Houston clinches AFC South division with:

1)    HOU win

Houston clinches a first-round bye with:

1)    HOU win + NE loss or tie + DEN loss

BALTIMORE RAVENS

Baltimore clinches AFC North division with:

1)    BAL win OR

2)    BAL tie + PIT loss or tie + CIN loss or tie OR

3)    PIT loss + CIN loss

Baltimore clinches a playoff spot with:

1)    BAL tie OR

2)    CIN loss or tie OR

3)    PIT loss or tie

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS

Indianapolis clinches a playoff spot with:

1)    IND win OR

2)    IND tie + CIN loss or tie OR

3)    IND tie + PIT loss or tie OR

4)    IND tie + BAL win OR

5)    NYJ loss or tie + CIN loss OR

6)    NYJ loss or tie + BAL win + CIN tie + PIT tie

NFC

CLINCHED: Atlanta – NFC South

ATLANTA FALCONS

Atlanta clinches a first-round bye with:

1)    ATL win + GB loss or tie OR

2)    ATL win + SF loss OR

3)    ATL tie + GB loss

Atlanta clinches home-field advantage throughout NFC playoffs with:

1)    ATL win + GB loss or tie + SF loss

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS

San Francisco clinches NFC West division with:

1)    SF win + SEA loss

San Francisco clinches a playoff spot with:

1)    SF win OR

2)    SF tie + DAL loss or tie + WAS loss or tie + MIN loss or tie OR

3)    SF tie + DAL loss or tie + WAS loss or tie + GB-CHI does not end in tie OR

4)    SF tie + DAL loss or tie + MIN loss or tie + CHI loss OR

5)    SF tie + NYG loss + MIN loss or tie + CHI loss OR

6)    MIN loss + DAL loss + WAS loss + SEA loss or tie

GREEN BAY PACKERS

Green Bay clinches NFC North division with:

1)    GB win

Green Bay clinches a playoff spot with:

1)    GB tie + DAL loss + WAS loss + STL-MIN tie OR

2)    GB tie + DAL loss + WAS loss + MIN loss + SF win or tie OR

3)    GB tie + DAL loss + WAS loss + MIN loss + SEA does not tie