NFL Playoff Scenarios (AFC)
Texans at Colts:
The Texans are (12-3) on the year and have already wrapped up the AFC South. If the Texans beat the Colts this Sunday they will wrap up the #1 seed in the AFC making the road to the Super Bowl go through Houston. The Colts have clinched the #5 seed and cannot move up or down.
Broncos vs. Chiefs:
The Broncos are (12-3) and have clinched the AFC West. They have a chance to wrap up the #2 seed in the AFC playoff picture with a win this week vs. the Chiefs. With a Broncos win this week and a Texans loss, the Broncos will be the #1 seed going into the playoffs. The Broncos could drop to the #3 seed with a lose and a Patriots win this week.
Patriots vs. Dolphins:
The Patriots are (11-4) and have clinched the AFC East. The Pats can earn the #1 seed with a win and a loss from the Texans and Broncos. They can earn the #2 seed with a win and either a Bronco or Texan loss this week. They would drop to the #4 seed with a loss and a Baltimore win this week.
Ravens at Bengals:
The Ravens are (10-5) and have clinched the AFC North. The Ravens can move up to the #3 seed Sunday with a win over the Bengals and a Patriots loss. They cannot move down. The Bengals have clinched the #6 seed and cannot move up or down.
NFL Playoff Scenarios (NFC)
Falcons vs. Buccaneers:
The Falcons are (13-2) and have clinched the #1 seed in the playoffs.
Packers at Vikings:
The Packers are (11-4) and have clinched the NFC North. They will secure the #2 seed this week with a win over the Vikings. They can drop to the #3 seed with a loss and a 49ers win this Sunday.
49ers vs. Cardinals:
The 49ers are (10-4-1) and have clinched a playoff berth. They can clinch the NFC West with a win Sunday. They can move into the #2 seed with a win and a Packers loss this Sunday. They could fall all the way to the #5 seed with a loss and a Seattle win this Sunday.
Redskins vs. Cowboys:
The Redskins (9-6) can earn the #4 seed and clinch the NFC East this Sunday with a win over the Cowboys. They can still make the playoffs with a loss if the Bears and Vikings also lose Sunday making them the #6 seed in the NFC. The Cowboys can clinch the NFC East with a win but cannot earn a wildcard spot.
Seahawks vs. Rams:
The Seahawks are (10-5) and have clinched a playoff spot. They can earn the #3 seed and clinch the NFC West this Sunday with a win over the Rams and a 49ers lost. They cannot move down.
Vikings vs. Packers:
The Vikings (9-6) can clinch a playoff spot with a win. They can still make the playoffs if they lose but they will also need a loss from the Bears, Cowboys, and Giants.
Bears at Lions:
The Bears (9-6) can clinch a playoff birth with a win and a Vikings loss this Sunday.
Giants at Eagles:
The Giants (8-7) can make the playoffs with a win and losses from the Bears, Cowboys, and Vikings this Sunday.