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NFL Playoff Picture: Seahawks Could Still Clinch NFC West

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Here are the playoff possibilities in the NFL as of Dec. 27 from the Associated Press.

 

AFC

CLINCHED: Houston, AFC South; Denver, AFC West; New England, AFC East; Baltimore, AFC North; Indianapolis, No. 5 playoff spot; Cincinnati, No. 6 playoff spot.

HOUSTON (at Indianapolis)
Clinches first-round bye with:

- Win or tie, or

- New England loss or tie, or

- Denver loss

Clinches home-field advantage throughout AFC playoffs with:

- Win, or

- Tie AND Denver loss or tie, or

- New England loss or tie AND Denver loss

 

DENVER (vs. Kansas City)
Clinches first-round bye with:

- Win or tie, or

- New England loss or tie

Clinches home-field advantage throughout AFC playoffs with:

- Win AND Houston loss or tie, or

- Tie AND Houston loss

 

NEW ENGLAND (vs. Miami)
Clinches first-round bye with:

- Win AND Denver or Houston loss

Clinches home-field advantage throughout AFC playoffs with:

- Win AND Denver and Houston loss

 

 

NFC

CLINCHED: Atlanta, NFC South and home-field advantage; Green Bay, NFC North; San Francisco, playoff spot; Seattle, playoff spot

GREEN BAY (at Minnesota)
Clinches first-round bye with:

- Win, or

- Tie AND San Francisco loss or tie, or

- San Francisco loss AND Seattle loss or tie

 

SAN FRANCISCO (vs. Arizona)
Clinches NFC West with:

- Win or tie, or

- Seattle loss or tie

Clinches first-round bye with:

- Win AND Green Bay loss or tie, or

- Tie AND Green Bay loss

 

SEATTLE (vs. St. Louis)

Clinches NFC West with:

- Win AND San Francisco loss


Clinches first-round bye with:

- Win AND San Francisco loss AND Green Bay loss

 

WASHINGTON (vs. Dallas)
Clinches NFC East with:

- Win or tie

Clinches playoff spot with:

- Chicago loss AND Minnesota loss

 

DALLAS (at Washington)
Clinches NFC East with:

- Win

 

NEW YORK GIANTS (vs. Philadelphia)
Clinches playoff spot with:

- Win AND Dallas loss or tie AND Chicago loss AND Minnesota loss

 

MINNESOTA (vs. Green Bay)
Clinches playoff spot with:

- Win, or

- Tie AND Chicago loss or tie, or

- Dallas loss or tie AND N.Y. Giants loss or tie AND Chicago loss

 

CHICAGO (at Detroit)
Clinches playoff spot with:

- Win AND Minnesota loss or tie, or

- Tie AND Minnesota loss

 

(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published,
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