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Posted: Tuesday December 22, 2009 12:24PM; Updated: Tuesday December 22, 2009 12:24PM

NFL Playoff Scenarios, Week 16

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AFC

CLINCHED:

Indianapolis -- AFC South and homefield advantage throughout AFC playoffs

San Diego -- AFC West

SAN DIEGO CHARGERS

San Diego clinches first-round bye with:

1) SD win or tie OR

2) NE loss or tie

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS

New England clinches AFC East division title with:

1) NE win or tie OR

2) MIA loss or tie

CINCINNATI BENGALS

Cincinnati clinches AFC North division title with:

1) CIN win OR

2) CIN tie + BAL loss or tie OR

3) BAL loss

Cincinnati clinches a playoff spot with:

1) CIN tie OR

2) JAC loss or tie + NYJ loss or tie + HOU/MIA game ends in a tie

BALTIMORE RAVENS

Baltimore clinches a playoff spot with:

1) BAL win + JAC loss or tie + NYJ loss or tie OR

2) BAL win + JAC loss or tie + DEN loss OR

3) BAL win + MIA loss or tie + NYJ loss or tie + DEN loss OR

4) BAL tie + NYJ loss + JAC loss + TEN loss or tie + HOU/MIA game ends in a tie

DENVER BRONCOS

Denver clinches a playoff spot with:

DEN win + JAC loss or tie + MIA loss or tie + NYJ loss or tie + PIT loss or tie

NFC

CLINCHED: New Orleans -- NFC South and a first-round bye

Minnesota -- NFC North

Arizona -- NFC West

Philadelphia -- Playoff spot

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS

New Orleans clinches homefield advantage throughout NFC playoffs with:

1) NO win or tie OR

2) MIN loss or tie

MINNESOTA VIKINGS

Minnesota clinches first-round bye with:

1) MIN win + PHI loss or tie OR

2) MIN tie + PHI loss

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES

Philadelphia clinches NFC East division title with:

1) PHI win + DAL loss or tie OR

2) PHI tie + DAL loss

GREEN BAY PACKERS

Green Bay clinches a playoff spot with:

1) GB win + NYG loss or tie OR

2) GB win + DAL loss OR

3) GB tie + NYG loss

DALLAS COWBOYS

Dallas clinches a playoff spot with:

1) DAL win + NYG loss or tie OR

2) DAL tie + NYG loss

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