Updating Green Bay's playoff scenarios

December, 21, 2009
12/21/09
1:14
PM ET
I want to update you on Green Bay’s latest playoff scenario, but be forewarned that it will be a bit complicated until we know who wins Monday night’s game between Washington and the New York Giants. So, for now, let’s look at both possibilities:

1. If the Giants beat Washington, the Packers can clinch a playoff spot by:
A.) Defeating Seattle next Sunday, while the Giants lose (or tie) to Carolina, OR;
B.) Defeating Seattle next Sunday, while Dallas loses at Washington, OR;
C.) Tying Seattle next Sunday, while the Giants lose to Carolina.

2. If the Redskins beat the Giants, the Packers can clinch a playoff spot by:
A.) Defeating or tying Seattle, OR;
B.) The Giants losing to Carolina.

We’ll revisit and clarify after Monday night’s game.

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