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Monday, December 15, 2008
Black and Blue all over: Playoff scenarios

By Kevin Seifert
ESPN.com

Posted by ESPN.com's Kevin Seifert

PHOENIX -- With the dust settled Monday morning, we can now take a look at the playoff scenarios for the NFC North's two eligible teams.

At 9-5, Minnesota's situation is unchanged from what we discussed Sunday night:

At 8-6, Chicago's playoff scenarios are more complicated. Brad Biggs of the Chicago Sun-Times lays out the Bears' situation here.

Whew. That's a lot of possibilities. But that's where things stand with two games remaining in the regular season.

We've got some traveling ahead of us later Monday morning, but for now let's take a spin around the division: