2012 NFL Playoff Scenarios For Week 17

By Football Nation
December 26, 2012 2:08 pm
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There's a lot on the line as we head into Week 17 of the 2012 NFL season.  Here's the breakdown of each playoff scenario.


AFC

CLINCHED:          

New England – AFC East

Denver – AFC West

Houston – AFC South

Baltimore – AFC North

Indianapolis – playoff spot

Cincinnati – playoff spot

                   

HOUSTON TEXANS (at Indianapolis)

Houston clinches a first-round bye with:

 1)    HOU win or tie OR

 2)    NE loss or tie OR

 3)    DEN loss

Houston clinches home-field advantage throughout AFC playoffs with:

 1)    HOU win OR

 2)    HOU tie + DEN loss or tie OR

 3)    NE loss or tie + DEN loss


DENVER BRONCOS
(vs. Kansas City)

Denver clinches a first-round bye with:

 1)    DEN win or tie OR

 2)    NE loss or tie


Denver clinches home-field advantage throughout AFC playoffs with:

 1)    DEN win + HOU loss or tie OR 

 2)    DEN tie + HOU loss

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS (vs. Miami)

New England clinches a first-round bye with:

 1)    NE win + DEN loss OR

 2)    NE win + HOU loss

New England clinches home-field advantage throughout AFC playoffs with:

 1)    NE win + DEN loss + HOU loss

 

NFC

CLINCHED:          

Atlanta – NFC South and home-field advantage

Green Bay – NFC North

San Francisco – playoff spot

Seattle – playoff spot

 

GREEN BAY (at Minnesota) 

Green Bay clinches a first-round bye with:

 1)    GB win OR

 2)    GB tie + SF loss or tie OR

 3)    SF loss + SEA loss or tie

 

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS (vs. Arizona)

San Francisco clinches NFC West division with:

 1)    SF win or tie OR

 2)    SEA loss or tie

San Francisco clinches a first-round bye with:

 1)    SF win + GB loss or tie OR

 2)    SF tie + GB loss


SEATTLE SEAHAWKS (vs. St. Louis)

Seattle clinches NFC West division with:

 1)    SEA win + SF loss

Seattle clinches a first-round bye with:

 1)    SEA win + SF loss + GB loss

WASHINGTON REDSKINS (vs. Dallas)

Washington clinches NFC East division with:

 1)    WAS win or tie

Washington clinches a playoff spot with:

 1)    CHI loss + MIN loss


DALLAS COWBOYS (at Washington)

Dallas clinches NFC East division with:

1)    DAL win


NEW YORK GIANTS (vs. Philadelphia)

New York clinches a playoff spot with:

 1)    NYG win + DAL loss or tie + CHI loss + MIN loss


MINNESOTA VIKINGS (vs. Green Bay)

Minnesota clinches a playoff spot with:

 1)    MIN win OR

 2)    MIN tie + CHI loss or tie OR

 3)    DAL loss or tie + NYG loss or tie + CHI loss


CHICAGO BEARS (at Detroit)

Chicago clinches a playoff spot with:

 1)    CHI win + MIN loss or tie OR

 2)    CHI tie + MIN loss


Data courtesy of NFLMedia.com

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