NFL Playoffs

Week 17 AFC Playoff Scenarios

Chris BrooksCorrespondent IDecember 27, 2008

Two divisions are still up for grabs and three teams are still in the mix for the AFC East Title. The Broncos head to San Diego with the winner claiming the AFC West Title. Here are all the scenarios for the AFC playoffs.

AFC East

Miami Dolphins—Clinch AFC East Title with a win OR a tie and New England loss or tie. The Dolphins clinch a wild-card spot with a tie and Baltimore loss.
New England Patriots—Clinch AFC East Title with a win and Miami loss or tie OR a tie and Miami loss. The Patriots clinch a wild-card spot with a win and Baltimore loss or tie OR a tie and Baltimore loss.
New York Jets—Clinch AFC East Title with a win and New England loss. The Jets clinch a wild-card spot with a win and Baltimore loss.

AFC South

Tennessee Titans—Clinched the AFC South Division Title and home-field advantage throughout the AFC playoffs.
Indianapolis Colts—Clinched a playoff spot and No. 5 seed in the AFC playoffs.

AFC North

Pittsburgh Steelers—Clinched the AFC North Division Title and a first-round bye.
Baltimore Ravens—Clinch playoff spot with a win OR a tie and Miami loss or tie OR a tie and New England loss or tie OR a New England loss.

AFC West

San Diego Chargers—Clinch AFC West Division Title with a win over Denver.
Denver Broncos—Clinch AFC West Division Title with a win or tie against San Diego.

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