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Updated playoff scenarios

Post by News Tribune Staff on Dec. 25, 2006 at 2:23 pm with No Comments »
December 25, 2006 2:23 pm

Thanks to the NFL for putting out an updated list of playoff scenarios heading into the games tonight. There isn’t new information on the Seahawks, but this does provide a good overview of where the playoff races stand.


2006 NFL PLAYOFF SCENARIOS

(Before 12/25 Philadelphia-Dallas & N.Y, Jets-Miami Monday night games)


December 25, 2006

For Week 17


AFC:

Clinched: San Diego – West Division and first-round bye

Indianapolis – South Division

Baltimore – North Division

New England – East Division

Eliminated: Oakland, Cleveland, Houston, Miami, Buffalo, Pittsburgh.


SAN DIEGO CHARGERS

San Diego clinches homefield advantage:

1) SD win or tie

2) BAL loss or tie


BALTIMORE RAVENS

Baltimore clinches homefield advantage:

1) BAL win + SD loss

Baltimore clinches a first-round bye:

1) BAL win or tie

2) IND loss or tie


INDIANAPOLIS COLTS

Indianapolis clinches a first-round bye:

1) IND win + BAL loss


DENVER BRONCOS

IF NY JETS BEAT MIAMI

Denver clinches a playoff berth:

1) DEN win or tie

2) KC loss or tie

IF MIAMI BEATS NY JETS

Denver clinches a playoff berth:

1) DEN win or tie

2) KC loss or tie

3) NYJ loss or tie + CIN loss or tie + TEN loss or tie


NEW YORK JETS

IF NY JETS BEAT MIAMI

NY Jets clinch a playoff berth:

1) NYJ win or tie

2) CIN loss or tie + JAC loss or tie

3) CIN loss or tie + TEN win

4) DEN loss + JAC loss

IF MIAMI BEATS NY JETS

NY Jets clinch a playoff berth:

1) NYJ win + CIN loss or tie + JAC loss or tie

2) NYJ win + CIN loss or tie + TEN win

3) NYJ win + DEN loss + JAC loss

4) NYJ tie + CIN loss + KC/JAC tie + TEN tie


CINCINNATI BENGALS

IF NY JETS BEAT MIAMI

Cincinnati clinches a playoff berth:

1) CIN win + NYJ loss

2) CIN win + DEN loss + KC win

IF MIAMI BEATS NY JETS

1) CIN win

2) CIN tie + KC/JAC tie + NYJ loss or tie + TEN loss or tie


TENNESSEE TITANS

IF NY JETS BEAT MIAMI

Tennessee clinches a playoff berth:

1) TEN win + CIN loss or tie + DEN loss + KC win

IF MIAMI BEATS NY JETS

Tennessee clinches a playoff berth:

1) TEN win + NYJ loss or tie + CIN loss or tie

2) TEN win + NYJ loss or tie + DEN loss + KC win

3) TEN win + CIN loss or tie + DEN loss + KC win

4) TEN tie + NYJ loss + CIN loss + JAC/KC tie


JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS

IF NY JETS BEAT MIAMI

Jacksonville clinches a playoff berth:

1) JAC win + NYJ loss + CIN loss or tie + TEN loss or tie

IF MIAMI BEATS NY JETS

Jacksonville clinches a playoff berth:

1) JAC win + CIN loss or tie + TEN loss or tie

2) JAC tie + CIN loss + TEN loss + NYJ loss or tie


KANSAS CITY CHIEFS

IF NY JETS BEAT MIAMI

Kansas City clinches a playoff berth:

1) KC win + CIN loss or tie + DEN loss + TEN loss or tie

IF MIAMI BEATS NY JETS

Kansas City clinches a playoff berth:

1) KC win + NYJ loss or tie + CIN loss or tie + DEN loss

2) KC win + NYJ loss or tie + CIN loss or tie + TEN loss or tie

3) KC win + NYJ loss or tie + DEN loss + TEN loss or tie

4) KC win + CIN loss or tie + DEN loss + TEN loss or tie


NFC:

Clinched: Chicago – North Division and homefield advantage

New Orleans – South Division

Seattle – West Division

Dallas – playoff berth

Eliminated: Detroit, Arizona, Tampa Bay, Washington, Minnesota,

San Francisco.


NEW ORLEANS SAINTS

IF DALLAS BEATS PHILADELPHIA

New Orleans clinches a first-round bye:

1) NO win

2) DAL loss

3) NO tie + DAL tie

IF PHILADELPHIA BEATS DALLAS

(NEW ORLEANS WILL HAVE ALREADY CLINCHED A FIRST-RD BYE)

DALLAS COWBOYS

IF DALLAS BEATS PHILADELPHIA

(DALLAS WILL HAVE CLINCHED NFC EAST DIVISION)

Dallas clinches a first-round bye:

1) DAL win + NO loss or tie

2) DAL tie + NO loss

IF PHILADELPHIA BEATS DALLAS

Dallas clinches East Division:

1) DAL win + PHI loss or tie

2) DAL tie + PHI loss


PHILADELPHIA EAGLES

IF DALLAS BEATS PHILADELPHIA

Philadelphia clinches playoff berth:

1) PHI win or tie

2) NYG loss or tie

3) GB loss or tie + CAR win

4) GB loss or tie + STL win

5) GB win + NYG win strength of victory tiebreaker over GB

IF PHILADELPHIA BEATS DALLAS

(PHILADELPHIA WILL HAVE CLINCHED A PLAYOFF BERTH)

Philadelphia clinches East Division:

1) PHI win

2) DAL loss

3) PHI tie + DAL tie


NEW YORK GIANTS

IF DALLAS BEATS PHILADELPHIA

NY Giants clinch a playoff berth:

1) NYG win + NYG clinch strength of victory tiebreaker over GB

2) NYG win + PHI loss

3) NYG win + GB loss or tie

4) NYG tie + GB loss or tie + STL loss or tie + ATL loss or tie +

CAR loss or tie

5) GB loss + STL loss + ATL loss + CAR loss

IF PHILADELPHIA BEATS DALLAS

NY Giants clinch a playoff berth:

1) NYG win + NYG clinch strength of victory tiebreaker over GB

2) NYG win + GB loss or tie

3) NYG tie + GB loss or tie + STL loss or tie + ATL loss or tie +

CAR loss or tie

4) GB loss + STL loss + ATL loss + CAR loss


GREEN BAY PACKERS

Green Bay clinches a playoff berth:

1) GB win + NYG win + GB clinches strength of victory tiebreaker over NYG

2) GB win + NYG loss or tie + STL loss or tie

3) GB win + NYG loss or tie + CAR win

4) GB win + NYG loss or tie + ATL win

5) GB tie + NYG loss + STL loss + ATL loss or tie + CAR loss or tie


CAROLINA PANTHERS

Carolina clinches a playoff berth:

1) CAR win + NYG loss or tie + GB loss or tie

2) CAR tie + NYG loss + GB loss + STL loss or tie + ATL loss or tie


ATLANTA FALCONS

IF DALLAS BEATS PHILADELPHIA

Atlanta clinches a playoff berth:

1) ATL win + CAR loss or tie + GB loss or tie + STL loss or tie

2) ATL win + CAR loss or tie + GB loss or tie + NYG loss or tie

3) ATL tie + CAR loss + GB loss + NYG loss + STL loss

IF PHILADELPHIA BEATS DALLAS

Atlanta clinches a playoff berth:

1) ATL win + CAR loss or tie + GB loss or tie + NYG loss or tie

2) ATL tie + CAR loss + GB loss + NYG loss + STL loss


ST. LOUIS RAMS

St. Louis clinches a playoff berth:

1) STL win + NYG loss or tie + CAR loss or tie + ATL loss or tie

2) STL tie + NYG loss + CAR loss + ATL loss + GB loss

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