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A look at the playoff-clinching scenarios in Week 17:

AFC

CLINCHED:

New England — AFC East and first-round bye

Cincinnati — AFC North

Kansas City — playoff spot

CINCINNATI BENGALS

Clinch home-field advantage with:

1) Win last 2 games + NE loss

Clinch first-round bye with:

1) Week 16 win OR

2) Week 17 win + DEN Week 17 loss OR

3) KC win + DEN Week 17 loss

DENVER BRONCOS

Clinch home-field advantage with:

1) Win last 2 games + NE loss

Clinch first-round bye with:

1) Win last 2 games OR

2) Week 16 win + CIN Week 17 loss + KC loss

Clinch AFC West with:

1) Win (Week 16 or Week 17) + KC loss

Clinch playoff berth with:

1) Win (Week 16 or Week 17) OR

2) PIT loss

HOUSTON TEXANS

Clinch AFC South with:

1) CIN Week 16 win OR

2) Win OR

3) IND loss OR

4) Clinch strength of victory over IND (Need 1 of the following: CIN win, NYJ win, NO win, DEN loss, MIA loss) OR

5) Clinch strength of schedule over IND (KC win + PIT loss)

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS

Clinch AFC South with:

1) Win + HOU loss + CIN loses last 2 games + DEN wins last 2 games + NYJ loss + NO loss + KC loss + MIA win + PIT win

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS

Clinch AFC West with:

1) Win + DEN loss (Week 16 or Week 17) OR

2) DEN loses last 2 games

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS

Clinch home-field advantage with:

1) Win OR

2) CIN loss (Week 16 or Week 17) + DEN loss (Week 16 or Week 17)

NEW YORK JETS

Clinch playoff berth with:

1) Win OR

2) PIT loss OR

3) DEN loses last 2 games

PITTSBURGH STEELERS

Clinch playoff berth with:

1) Win + NYJ loss OR

2) Win + DEN loses last 2 games


NFC

CLINCHED:

Carolina — NFC South and first-round bye

Arizona — NFC West and first-round bye

Washington — NFC East

Green Bay — playoff spot

Seattle — playoff spot

Minnesota — playoff spot

ARIZONA CARDINALS

Clinch home-field advantage with:

1) Win + CAR loss

CAROLINA PANTHERS

Clinch home-field advantage with:

1) Win or tie OR

2) ARI loss

GREEN BAY PACKERS

Clinch NFC North with:

1) Win or tie

MINNESOTA VIKINGS

Clinch NFC North with:

1) Win

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