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Posted on: December 28, 2009 12:19 pm
 

Week 17 NFL Playoff Scenarios

AFC

 

CLINCHED:  Indianapolis – AFC South and homefield advantage.

                        San Diego – AFC West and first-round bye.

                        Cincinnati – AFC North.

                        New England – AFC East.

 

ELIMINATED: Cleveland, Kansas City, Oakland, Buffalo, Tennessee.

 

Baltimore, New York Jets, Denver, Pittsburgh and Houston can also make the playoffs if they tie this week in combination with various other results.

 

Jacksonville and Miami cannot make the playoffs with a tie.

 

BALTIMORE Ravens

 

Baltimore clinches a playoff spot with:

 

  • BAL win

 

NEW YORK JETS

 

NY Jets clinch a playoff spot with:

 

  • NYJ win

 

DENVER Broncos

 

Denver clinches a playoff spot with:

 

   1) DEN win + NYJ loss or tie + BAL loss or tie OR

   2) DEN win + NYJ loss or tie + PIT loss or tie OR

   3) DEN win + NYJ loss or tie + HOU win OR

   4) DEN win + BAL loss or tie + PIT loss or tie OR

   5) DEN win + BAL loss or tie + HOU win OR

   6) PIT loss + BAL loss + HOU loss + JAC loss OR

   7) PIT loss + BAL loss + HOU loss + NYJ loss OR

   8) PIT loss + BAL loss + JAC loss + NYJ loss OR

   9) PIT loss + HOU loss + JAC loss + NYJ loss OR

  10) MIA loss or tie + NYJ loss + BAL loss + HOU loss + JAC loss or tie

 

PITTSBURGH Steelers

 

Pittsburgh clinches a playoff spot with:

 

   1) PIT win + HOU loss or tie + NYJ loss or tie OR

   2) PIT win + HOU loss or tie + BAL loss or tie OR

   3) PIT win + NYJ loss or tie + BAL loss or tie + DEN loss or tie

 

HOUSTON Texans

 

Houston clinches a playoff spot with:

 

   1) HOU win + NYJ loss or tie + BAL loss or tie OR

   2) HOU win + NYJ loss or tie + DEN loss or tie OR

   3) HOU win + BAL loss or tie + DEN loss or tie

 

JACKSONVILLE Jaguars

 

Jacksonville clinches a playoff spot with:

 

   1) JAC win + PIT loss + BAL loss + DEN loss + HOU loss OR

   2) JAC win + PIT loss + BAL loss + DEN loss + NYJ loss OR

   3) JAC win + PIT loss + BAL loss + HOU loss + NYJ loss OR

   4) JAC win + PIT loss + DEN loss + HOU loss + NYJ loss OR

   5) JAC win + NYJ loss + DEN loss + HOU loss + BAL loss

 

MIAMI Dolphins

 

Miami clinches a playoff spot with:

 

·         MIA win + NYJ loss + BAL loss + HOU loss + JAC loss or tie

 

NFC

 

CLINCHED:  New Orleans – NFC South and a first-round bye.

                        Minnesota – NFC North.

                        Arizona – NFC West.

                        Philadelphia – playoff spot.

                        Green Bay – playoff spot.

                        Dallas – playoff spot.

 

ELIMINATED: Detroit, St. Louis, Tampa Bay, Washington, Chicago, Seattle, Carolina, Atlanta, San Francisco, NY Giants.

 

NEW ORLEANS Saints

 

New Orleans clinches homefield advantage throughout NFC playoffs with:

 

IF MINNESOTA BEATS CHICAGO

 

   1) NO win or tie OR

   2) MIN loss or tie

 

IF CHICAGO BEATS MINNESOTA

 

·         New Orleans clinches homefield advantage.

 

MINNESOTA Vikings

 

Minnesota clinches homefield advantage with:

 

IF MINNESOTA BEATS CHICAGO

 

·         MIN win + NO loss

 

Minnesota clinches a first-round bye with:

 

IF MINNESOTA BEATS CHICAGO 

 

   1) MIN win or tie OR

   2) PHI loss or tie

 

IF CHICAGO BEATS MINNESOTA

 

   1) MIN win + PHI loss or tie OR

   2) MIN tie + PHI loss

 

ARIZONA Cardinals

 

Arizona clinches a first-round bye with:

 

IF CHICAGO BEATS MINNESOTA

 

·         ARI win + MIN loss + PHI loss

 

PHILADELPHIA Eagles

 

Philadelphia clinches NFC East with:

 

·         PHI win or tie

 

Philadelphia clinches a first-round bye with:

 

IF MINNESOTA BEATS CHICAGO

 

·         PHI win + MIN loss

 

IF CHICAGO BEATS MINNESOTA

 

   1) PHI win OR

   2) PHI tie + MIN loss or tie

 

DALLAS Cowboys

 

Dallas clinches NFC East with:

 

·         DAL win

 

Dallas clinches a first-round bye with:

 

IF CHICAGO BEATS MINNESOTA

 

·         DAL win + MIN loss + ARI loss or tie

 

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