Before we get started on this, there are more scenarios involving ties, but ties are so rare we won't waste our time writing about them nor your time reading about them. To that end, here's a graphic offering a quick glance at the scenarios outlined below.
Here is a look at the playoff teams. Some have clinched and are locked into their playoff spot. Most, however, have something to play for in Week 17. There are six teams trying to squeeze into the last three playoff spots.
The AFC Picture
New England Patriots
- Clinched the AFC East and a first-round bye
- Still playing for home-field advantage throughout the playoffs and need:
- A New England win OR
- A Pittsburgh loss
WANT TO SEE THE REST?
The full page you are accessing is only available to our Footballguys Insider PRO subscribers.
In addition to this page, we'll publish about 50,000 more pages of content this season that are just for our Footballguys Insider PROs. It's the ultimate edge to help you WIN YOUR LEAGUE.
ESPN's Matthew Berry says, "Footballguys Insider PRO is the best premium Football only site on the planet." We agree. To see more reasons why the Insider PRO is your ticket to the championship, click HERE.
Registration is simple and in seconds you'll be reading this article plus all the other Footballguys content available only to our Insider PROs. If you're uncertain about your current subscription status, click HERE.
Plus we have a MONEY BACK GUARANTEE so there's nothing to lose.
SIGN UP NOW and let's WIN YOUR LEAGUE.