NFL Week 16 playoff scenarios for 2015

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It is Week 16 in the NFL and a lot of stuff remains up for grabs including playoff spots and home field advantage in the 2015-16 NFL Playoffs.

Thanks to NFL.com we have all of the playoff scenarios in play for Week 16 listed below.

AFC

 

CLINCHED:
New England – AFC East and a first-round bye

Cincinnati – playoff berth

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS (at New York Jets, Sunday)

New England clinches home-field advantage throughout AFC playoffs with:

1) NE win OR

2) NE tie + CIN loss or tie

CINCINNATI BENGALS (at Denver, Monday)

Cincinnati clinches AFC North division with:

1) CIN win or tie OR

2) PIT loss or tie

Cincinnati clinches a first-round bye with:

1) CIN win or tie

DENVER BRONCOS (vs. Cincinnati, Monday)

Denver clinches AFC West division with:

1) DEN win + KC loss or tie OR

2) DEN tie + KC loss

Denver clinches a playoff spot with:

1) DEN win + NYJ loss or tie OR

2) DEN win + PIT loss or tie OR

3) DEN tie + NYJ loss OR

4) DEN tie + PIT loss

HOUSTON TEXANS (at Tennessee, Sunday)

Houston clinches AFC South division with:

1) HOU win + HOU clinches strength of victory tiebreaker over IND OR

2) HOU win + IND loss or tie OR

3) HOU tie + IND loss

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS (vs. Cleveland, Sunday)

Kansas City clinches a playoff spot with:

1) KC win + NYJ loss OR

2) KC win + PIT loss

PITTSBURGH STEELERS (at Baltimore, Sunday)

Pittsburgh clinches a playoff spot with:

1) PIT win + NYJ loss

NFC

 

CLINCHED:
Carolina – NFC South and a first-round bye

Arizona – NFC West
Green Bay – playoff berth
Seattle – playoff berth
Washington – NFC East

CAROLINA PANTHERS (at Atlanta, Sunday)

Carolina clinches home-field advantage throughout NFC playoffs with:

1) CAR win or tie OR

2) ARI loss or tie

ARIZONA CARDINALS (vs. Green Bay, Sunday)

Arizona clinches a first-round bye with:

1) ARI win or tie

GREEN BAY PACKERS (at Arizona, Sunday)

Green Bay clinches NFC North division with:

1) GB win + MIN loss or tie OR

2) GB tie + MIN loss

MINNESOTA VIKINGS (vs. New York Giants, Sunday night)

Minnesota clinches a playoff spot with:

1) MIN win or tie OR

2) ATL loss or tie OR

3) SEA win or tie