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NFL Week 16 playoff scenarios (updated)

12/23/2012

PLAYOFF CLINCHINGS THIS WEEK

Atlanta -- Home-field advantage

Indianapolis -- Playoff berth

Cincinnati -- Playoff berth

2012 NFL PLAYOFF SCENARIOS FOR WEEK 16

HOUSTON TEXANS

Clinches a first-round bye with:

1) DEN loss

BALTIMORE RAVENS

Clinches AFC North division with:

1) BAL win

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS

Clinches NFC West division with:

1) SF win

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS

Clinches a playoff spot with:

1) SEA win


2012 NFL DIVISION SCENARIOS FOR WEEKS 16 AND 17

AFC North

How Ravens Can Win AFC North:

1) Win either Week 16 or Week 17 OR

2) Tie CIN in Week 17 OR

How Bengals Can Win AFC North:

1) Beat BAL in Week 17 + BAL loses to NYG in Week 16

NFC East

How Redskins Can Win NFC East:

1) WSH win in Week 17

How Cowboys Can Win NFC East:

1) DAL win in Week 17 + NYG lose in Week 16 or 17

How Giants Can Win NFC East:

1) NYG win last 2 games + WSH loses in Week 17

NFC West

How 49ers Can Win NFC West:

1) SF win or tie vs SEA OR

2) SF win or tie in Week 17 OR

3) SEA loss or tie in Week 17

How Seahawks Can Win NFC West:

1) SEA wins last 2 games + SF loses last 2 games