NFL playoff scenarios: Week 14

  • Published: Dec. 4, 2012 at 10:54 a.m


2012 NFL PLAYOFF SCENARIOS FOR WEEK 14:

AFC
CLINCHED: New England Patriots (AFC East); Denver Broncos (AFC West); Houston Texans (playoff spot)
HOUSTON TEXANS
Houston clinches AFC South division with:
1) HOU win + IND loss or tie OR
2) HOU tie + IND loss
Houston clinches a first-round bye with:
1) HOU win + IND loss or tie + BAL loss or tie OR
2) HOU win + IND loss or tie + DEN loss or tie
Houston clinches home-field advantage throughout AFC playoffs with:
1) HOU win + IND loss or tie + BAL loss + DEN loss
BALTIMORE RAVENS
Baltimore clinches AFC North division with:
1) BAL win + PIT loss + CIN loss
Baltimore clinches a playoff spot with:
1) BAL win + PIT loss or tie OR
2) BAL win + CIN loss or tie OR
3) BAL tie + PIT loss + CIN loss
NFC
CLINCHED: Atlanta Falcons (NFC South)
ATLANTA FALCONS
Atlanta clinches a first-round bye with:
1) ATL win + CHI loss or tie + GB loss or tie OR
2) ATL win + SF loss OR
3) ATL tie + CHI loss + GB loss
Atlanta clinches home-field advantage throughout NFC playoffs with:
1) ATL win + CHI loss or tie + GB loss or tie + SF loss
SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS
San Francisco clinches a playoff spot with:
1) SF win + DAL loss + MIN loss + TB loss + WAS loss + STL loss or tie OR
2) SF win + DAL loss + MIN loss + TB loss + WAS loss + SEA loss or tie