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Week 15 Playoff Scenarios

OK, first things first. The shocking news I must convey to Cardinals fans, Browns fans, Lions fans, Texans fans, Raiders fans, Buccaneers fans and Redskins fans, is that you're out. I know, I know. The chance was there, but take it from an old Bengals fan -- there's always next year.

First-Round Bye
San Diego can clinch a first round bye with a win and a Colts loss.

AFC North
Baltimore can clinch the division with a win Sunday against Cleveland AND a Cincinnati loss at Indianapolis.

AFC East
New England can clinch the division with a win Sunday against Houston AND a New York Jets loss at Minnesota.

AFC South
Indianapolis can clinch the division if Jacksonville loses AT Tennessee. Even if the Colts lose Monday, if Denver loses then the Colts clinch a playoff berth.

AFC West
San Diego has clinched the division.

NFC Homefield Advantage
Chicago can clinch homefield advantage if Chicago wins and New Orleans loses.

NFC First-Round Bye
New Orleans can clinch the second first round bye with a win, a Dallas loss, a New York Giants loss and a Seattle loss.

NFC East
Division can't be clinched.

NFC North
Chicago has clinched the division.

NFC South
New Orleans can clinch the division with a win. If they don't, then if Atlanta and Carolina loses, New Orleans wins the division anyway.

NFC West
Seattle can clinch the division with a win.