2019 NFL Playoff Clinching Scenarios: Week 14

stephen-andress
December 03, 2019 - 2:50 pm

There's one month left in the 100th regular season of NFL football, and four games to go for teams to make their playoff push. Only the New Orleans Saints have clinched a playoff spot after Week 13 but six more can join “the tournament” - as it's called in league circles - this week.

PLAYOFF CLINCHING SCENARIOS
AFC CLINCHED: None
BALTIMORE RAVENS (10-2) at Buffalo (9-3)
Baltimore clinches AFC North division title with:
BAL win + PIT loss or tie OR
BAL tie + PIT loss
Baltimore clinches playoff berth with:
BAL win OR
BAL tie + HOU loss or tie OR
BAL tie + TEN loss or tie OR
HOU loss + IND loss or tie + OAK-TEN tie

BUFFALO BILLS (9-3) vs. Baltimore (10-2)
Buffalo clinches playoff berth with:
BUF win + OAK loss or tie + HOU loss + IND loss or tie

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS (8-4) at New England (10-2)
Kansas City clinches AFC West division title with:
KC win + OAK loss

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS (10-2) vs. Kansas City (8-4)
New England clinches playoff berth with:
NE win OR
NE tie + PIT loss OR
NE tie + HOU loss or tie OR
NE tie + TEN loss or tie OR
HOU loss + IND loss or tie + OAK-TEN tie

NFC CLINCHED: New Orleans Saints – NFC South Division

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS (10-2) vs. Kansas City (8-4)
New England clinches playoff berth with:
NE win OR
NE tie + PIT loss OR
NE tie + HOU loss or tie OR
NE tie + TEN loss or tie OR
HOU loss + IND loss or tie + OAK-TEN tie

NFC CLINCHED: New Orleans Saints – NFC South Division

PLAYOFF PICTURE AFTER WEEK 13

NFC: (1) Saints 10-2, (2) Seahawks 10-2, (3) Packers 9-3, (4) Cowboys 6-6, (5) 49ers 10-2, (6) Vikings 8-4

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS (10-2) at L.A. Rams (7-5)
Seattle clinches playoff berth with:​
SEA win or tie

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS (10-2) at New Orleans (10-2)
San Francisco clinches playoff berth with:
SF win + LAR loss or tie OR
SF tie + LAR loss

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS (8-4) at New England (10-2)
Kansas City clinches AFC West division title with:
KC win + OAK loss

BUFFALO BILLS (9-3) vs. Baltimore (10-2)
Buffalo clinches playoff berth with:
BUF win + OAK loss or tie + HOU loss + IND loss or tie

PLAYOFF CLINCHING SCENARIOS
AFC CLINCHED: None
BALTIMORE RAVENS (10-2) at Buffalo (9-3)
Baltimore clinches AFC North division title with:
BAL win + PIT loss or tie OR
BAL tie + PIT loss
Baltimore clinches playoff berth with:
BAL win OR
BAL tie + HOU loss or tie OR
BAL tie + TEN loss or tie OR
HOU loss + IND loss or tie + OAK-TEN tie

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS (10-2) at New Orleans (10-2)
San Francisco clinches playoff berth with:
SF win + LAR loss or tie OR
SF tie + LAR loss

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS (10-2) at L.A. Rams (7-5)
Seattle clinches playoff berth with:​
SEA win or tie

PLAYOFF PICTURE AFTER WEEK 13

NFC: (1) Saints 10-2, (2) Seahawks 10-2, (3) Packers 9-3, (4) Cowboys 6-6, (5) 49ers 10-2, (6) Vikings 8-4

AFC: (1) Ravens 10-2, (2) Patriots 10-2, (3) Texans 8-4, (4) Chiefs 8-4, (5) Bills 9-3, (6) Steelers 7-5

NFL DRAFT TOP 10 AFTER WEEK 13

1. Bengals: 1-11
2. Giants: 2-10
3. Redskins: 3-9
4. Dolphins: 3-9
5. Falcons: 3-9
6. Lions: 3-8-1
7. Cardinals: 3-8-1
8. Jaguars: 4-8
9. Jets: 4-8
10. Chargers: 4-8

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