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Updated Cardinals' playoff scenarios

TEMPE, Ariz. -- The Arizona Cardinals had a prime opportunity to lock up the NFC West and home-field advantage throughout the playoffs, but their 35-6 loss to Seattle on Sunday night will make accomplishing any or all of that more difficult.

The Cardinals can still win the NFC West, clinch home-field advantage throughout the playoffs and earn a first-round bye.

Here's how:

Arizona clinches NFC West with:

  • ARI win + SEA loss or tie

OR

  • ARI tie + SEA loss

Arizona clinches home-field advantage throughout NFC playoffs with:

  • ARI win + SEA loss or tie + GB loss or tie

OR

  • ARI tie + SEA loss + DAL loss or tie + GB/DET tie

Arizona clinches a first-round bye with:

  • ARI win + SEA loss or tie

OR

  • ARI tie + SEA loss + DAL loss or tie

OR

  • ARI tie + SEA loss + GB/DET tie