NFL Playoffs Clinching Scenarios - Week 17

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There are still eight NFL playoff tickets available in Week 17, and here are the official scenarios to get those spots for elimination games in the AFC and NFC.

AFC Playoffs

Homefield advantage: None.

AFC East: None.

AFC North: None.

AFC South: None.

AFC West:Kansas City Chiefs.

Wildcard #1: None.

Wildcard #2: None.

Wildcard #3: None.

Kansas City Chiefs (11-4)

Clinches homefield advantage with:

1. KC win + TEN loss or tie OR

2. KC tie + TEN loss

Tennessee Titans (10-5)

Clinches AFC South with:

1. TEN win OR

2. IND loss OR

3. TEN tie + IND tie

Clinches playoff berth with:

1. TEN tie OR

2. LAC loss or tie + BAL loss or tie OR

3. LAC loss or tie + NE loss or tie OR

4. BAL loss or tie + NE loss or tie

Buffalo Bills (9-6)

Clinches playoff berth with:

1. BUF win + BAL loss or tie OR

2. BUF win + LAC loss or tie + LV loss or tie OR

3. BUF tie + MIA loss or tie + LAC loss + LV loss OR

4. BUF tie + MIA loss or tie + LAC loss or tie + BAL loss + PIT loss or tie OR

5. BUF tie + MIA loss or tie + LV loss or tie + BAL loss + PIT loss or tie OR

6. BUF tie + NE loss or tie + LAC Loss + LV loss OR

7. BUF tie + NE loss or tie + LAC loss or tie + BAL loss + PIT loss or tie OR

8. BUF tie + NE loss or tie + LV loss or tie + BAL loss + PIT loss or tie OR

9. BUF tie + LAC loss + LV loss + BAL loss + PIT loss or tie

Cincinnati Bengals (9-6)

Clinches AFC North with:

1. CIN win OR

2. CIN tie + BAL loss or tie OR

3. BAL loss + CLE-PIT tie

Clinches playoff berth with:

1. CIN tie + LAC loss + LV loss + MIA loss or tie OR

2. CIN tie + LAC loss + LV loss + NE loss OR

3. CIN tie + LAC loss + LV tie + MIA loss or tie + NE win OR

4. CIN tie + LAC loss + LV tie + NE tie + MIA tie + BUF win or tie OR

5. CIN tie + LAC loss + LV tie + NE loss + MIA win + BUF win or tie

New England Patriots (9-6)

Clinches playoff berth with:

1. NE win + MIA loss or tie OR

2. NE win + LV loss or tie OR

3. NE tie + MIA loss + LV loss + LAC loss or tie OR

4. NE tie + MIA loss + BAL loss or tie OR

5. NE tie + LV loss + LAC loss + BAL loss + PIT loss or tie OR

6. NE tie + LV loss + LAC loss or tie + BAL loss or tie + MIA win + BUF win

Indianapolis Colts (9-6)

Clinches playoff berth with:

1. IND win OR

2. IND tie + BAL loss + NE loss or tie OR

3. IND tie + BAL loss + MIA loss or tie

NFC Playoffs

Homefield advantage: None.

NFC East:Dallas Cowboys.

NFC North:Green Bay Packers.

NFC South:Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

NFC West: None.

Wildcard #1: Los Angeles Rams/Arizona Cardinals.

Wildcard #2: None.

Wildcard #3: None.

Green Bay Packers (12-3)

Clinches homefield advantage with:

1. GB win + DAL loss or tie OR

2. GB tie + DAL loss + LAR loss + TB loss or tie OR

3. GB tie + DAL loss + LAR tie + TB loss

Los Angeles Rams (11-4)

Clinches NFC West with:

1. LAR win + ARI loss or tie OR

2. LAR tie + ARI loss

San Francisco 49ers (8-7)

Clinches playoff berth with:

1. SF win + NO loss or tie OR

2. SF tie + MIN loss or tie + NO loss + ATL loss or tie

Philadelphia Eagles (8-7)

Clinches playoff berth with:

1. PHI win + MIN loss or tie + NO loss or tie OR

2. PHI win + MIN loss or tie + SF win or tie OR

3. PHI tie + MIN loss + NO loss + ATL loss or tie OR

4. PHI tie + MIN loss + NO tie + ATL loss or tie + SF win or tie

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