NFL playoff picture: A breakdown of scenarios

December 31, 2011
NFC playoff picture

Packers already clinched North and home-field,Lions and Falcons already clinched playoff spots

San Francisco 49ers: Already clinched West
Clinch first-round bye: W OR T and Saints T/L OR Saints L

New Orleans Saints: Already clinched South
Clinch a first-round bye: W and a 49ers T/L OR T and 49ers L

New York Giants: Clinch East: With a W/T against Cowboys.

Dallas Cowboys: Clinch East:With a W against Giants

AFC playoff picture

New England Patriots: Already clinched East, bye
Clinch home field: W OR Ravens and Steelers L/T

Baltimore Ravens: Already clinched playoff spot
Clinch North: W/T and Steelers T/L OR Steelers L
Clinch home field: W and Patriots L

Pittsburgh Steelers: Already clinched playoff spot
Clinch North: W and Ravens T/L OR T and Ravens L.
Clinch home field: W and Patriots L, Ravens L/T

Denver Broncos: Clinch West:W OR T and Raiders T/L OR Raiders L

Oakland Raiders: Clinch West: W and Broncos T/L OR T and Broncos L
Clinch playoff spot: W and Bengals L and Titans L/T OR W and Bengals L and Jets W

Cincinnati Bengals: Clinch playoff spot: W/T OR Jets T/L and Raiders T/L OR Jets T/L and a Broncos T/L

New York Jets: Clinch playoff spot: W and Bengals L, Titans T/L and Raiders T/L OR W and Bengals L and Titans T/L and Broncos T/L

Tennessee Titans: Clinch playoff spot:W and and Bengals L, Jets W and Raiders T/L OR W and Bengals L, Jets W and Broncos T/L OR W and Bengals L, Jets T/L, Raiders W and Broncos W

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