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2010 NFL Playoff Scenarios

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Updated December 29, 2010

NFL playoff scenarios for week 17 of the 2010 season.

AFC

Clinched: New England (AFC East Division and homefield), Kansas City (AFC West Division), NY Jets (Playoff Berth), Pittsburgh (Playoff Berth)
Eliminated: Buffalo, Cincinnati, Denver, Cleveland, Houston, Miami, Oakland, San Diego, Tennessee

PITTSBURGH STEELERS
Clinch AFC North and a first-round bye with:

1. Win OR
2. Tie and Baltimore loss or tie OR
3. Baltimore loss

BALTIMORE RAVENS
Clinch AFC North and a first-round bye with:

1. Win and Pittsburgh loss or tie OR
2. Tie and Pittsburgh loss

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS
Clinch AFC South with:

1. Win or tie OR
2. Jacksonvile loss or tie

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS
Clinch AFC South with:

1. Win and Indianapolis loss

NFC

Clinched: Chicago (NFC North Division and First-Round Bye), Philadelphia (NFC East Division and the No. 3 Seed), Atlanta (Playoff Berth), New Orleans (Playoff Berth)
Eliminated: Arizona, Carolina, Dallas, Detroit, Minnesota, San Francisco, Washington

ATLANTA FALCONS
Clinch NFC South with:

1. Win or tie OR
2. Saints loss or tie

Clinch a first-round bye with:

1. Saints loss or tie

Clinch home-field advantage with:

1. Win or tie OR
2. Saints loss or tie + Bears loss or tie

CHICAGO BEARS
Clinch home-field advantage with:

1. Win + Falcons loss + Saints loss or tie

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS
Clinch NFC South title and home-field advantage with:

1. Win + Falcons loss

GREEN BAY PACKERS
Clinch a playoff spot with:

1. Win OR
2. Packers tie + Giants loss or tie + Buccaneers loss or tie OR
3. Giants loss + Buccaneers loss

NEW YORK GIANTS
Clinch a playoff spot with:

1. Giants win + Packers loss or tie OR
2. Giants tie + Packers loss + Buccaneers loss or tie

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS
Clinch a playoff spot with:

1. Buccaneers win + Giants loss or tie + Packers loss or tie OR
2. Buccaneers tie + Giants loss + Packers loss

ST. LOUIS RAMS
Clinch NFC West title with:

1. Win or tie

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS
Clinch NFC West title with:

1. Win

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