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WEEK 17 PLAYOFF SCENARIOS

Posted on: December 25, 2011 4:47 pm
 
Well...we finally made it through another tiebreaker season.  It's been interesting, especially in the AFC West and with all the potential ties at 9-7 in both the AFC and NFC.  I'm putting out Week 17 scenarios a little early since all AFC games are done for week 16 and the NFC is pretty cut and dry now.

Also...you should know that the scenarios below were simplified as two potential scenarios that would come down to Strength of Victory (SOV) tiebreaker are already locked up.  If BAL wins and NE loses, the battle for the #1 seed comes down to SOV as they would be tied in conf record and common opponents.  BAL has already secured the better record among teams they have defeated (SOV) over NE, otherwise we might have had some games with playoff impact that are not directly related to BAL-NE.  The other scenario where SOV may come into play is a 4-team tie at 9-7 between CIN-NYJ-TEN-OAK (needs CIN loss, NYJ win, TEN win, OAK win and DEN win).  CIN would drop out on conf record and NYJ-TEN-OAK don't have enough common opponents so it goes to SOV.  OAK has already secured better Win-Loss-Tied percentage among defeated opponents (assuming scenario above) over TEN and NYJ.

Also....TEN is probably the most interesting scenario to figure out.   If you look at TEN scenarios below, basically they need another team to match up with them and CIN at 9-7 to avoid losing H2H to CIN.  If Jets win...they win that 3-way with NYJ-CIN-TEN on common opponents over NYJ after CIN drops out on conf record.  BUT...they can't have OAK as Wild Card potential at 9-7 as well because in that case CIN drops out and not enough common opponents for NYJ-TEN-OAK and OAK wins that tiebreaker on Strength of Victory.    BUT....if OAK is there as potential WC at 9-7 (both DEN and OAK win), TEN can advance if NYJ loses as then it would be TEN-CIN-OAK and CIN would drop out on conf record and TEN beats OAK on common opponents.  So TEN gets in if they Win and CIN loses and either NYJ wins or OAK wins (and doesn't win division)...BUT NOT BOTH.  Weird.

So, we're left with below:

WEEK 17 PLAYOFF PICTURE (also includes remaining 2 Week 16 games):

NFC

  CLINCHED:    Green Bay Packers -- North Division and first-round bye.
San Francisco 49ers -- West Division.
New Orleans Saints -- wild card spot.
Detroit Lions -- wild card spot.
  ELIMINATED:  Arizona, Carolina, Minnesota, Philadelphia, St. Louis, Seattle, Tampa Bay, Washington.

 GREEN BAY PACKERS
  Green Bay clinches homefield advantage throughout NFC playoffs:
   1) one GB win or tie
   2) SF loss or tie

 SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS
  San Francisco clinches a first-round bye:
   1) SF win
   2) SF tie + one NO loss or tie
   3) one NO loss
  San Francisco clinches homefield advantage throughout NFC playoffs:  
   1) SF win + two GB losses

 NEW ORLEANS SAINTS
  New Orleans clinches NFC South Division:
   1) one NO win or tie
   2) one ATL loss or tie
  New Orleans clinches a first-round bye:
   1) two NO wins + SF loss or tie
   2) one NO win + one NO tie + SF loss

 NEW YORK Giants
  NY Giants clinch NFC East Division:
   1) NYG win or tie

 DALLAS Cowboys
  Dallas clinches NFC East Division:
   1) DAL win

 ATLANTA Falcons
  Atlanta clinches NFC South Division:
   1) two ATL wins + two NO losses
  Atlanta clinches a wild card spot:
   1) one ATL win or tie
   2) one CHI loss or tie

 CHICAGO Bears
  Chicago clinches a wild card spot:
   1) two CHI wins + two ATL losses

 AFC

  CLINCHED:    New England Patriots -- East Division and a first-round bye.
Houston Texans -- South Division.
Baltimore Ravens -- wild card spot.
Pittsburgh Steelers -- wild card spot.
  ELIMINATED:  Buffalo, Cleveland, Indianapolis, Kansas City, Miami, Jacksonville, San Diego

 NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS
  New England clinches homefield advantage throughout AFC playoffs:
   1) NE win or tie
   2) BAL loss or tie + PIT loss or tie

 BALTIMORE RAVENS
  Baltimore clinches AFC North Division and a first-round bye:
   1) BAL win
   2) BAL tie + PIT loss or tie
   3) PIT loss
  Baltimore clinches homefield advantage throughout AFC playoffs:
   1) BAL win + NE loss

 PITTSBURGH STEELERS
  Pittsburgh clinches AFC North Division and a first-round bye:
   1) PIT win + BAL loss or tie
   2) PIT tie + BAL loss
  Pittsburgh clinches homefield advantage throughout AFC playoffs:
   1) PIT win + BAL loss or tie + NE loss

 DENVER Broncos
  Denver clinches AFC West Division:
   1) DEN win
   2) DEN tie + OAK loss or tie
   3) OAK loss

 OAKLAND Raiders
  Oakland clinches AFC West Division:
   1) OAK win + DEN loss or tie
   2) OAK tie + DEN loss
  Oakland clinches a wild card spot:
   1) OAK win + CIN loss + TEN loss or tie
   2) OAK win + CIN loss + NYJ win
 
 CINCINNATI Bengals
  Cincinnati clinches a wild card spot:
   1) CIN win or tie
   2) NYJ loss or tie + OAK loss or tie
   3) NYJ loss or tie + DEN loss or tie
 
 NEW YORK JETS
  NY Jets clinch a wild card spot:
   1) NYJ win + CIN loss + TEN loss or tie + OAK loss or tie
   2) NYJ win + CIN loss + TEN loss or tie + DEN loss or tie

 TENNESSEE Titans
  Tennessee clinches a wild card spot:
   1) TEN win + CIN loss + NYJ win + OAK loss or tie
   2) TEN win + CIN loss + NYJ win + DEN loss or tie
   3) TEN win + CIN loss + NYJ loss or tie + OAK win + DEN win

Comments

Since: Dec 18, 2008
Posted on: December 26, 2011 3:55 am
 

WEEK 17 PLAYOFF SCENARIOS

Joe,

I am curious how you think the NFL views Tennessee's situation. Also, what is your personal take?

Regarding:
Tennessee loses 2-way tiebreaker with Cincinnati.
Tennessee wins 3-way tiebreakers with Cincinnati+NY Jets and Cincinnati+Oakland.
Tennessee loses 4-way tiebreaker with Cincinnati+NY Jets+Oakland.

I think it makes for awesome tiebreaker fun, but I think, in general, it is not a good thing.


What do you guys think of these two ideas?

First idea:
Maybe for multi-team ties, there could be a "common games sweep" step before Strength of Victory. OR, so that common games between a pair of teams doesn't trump a head-to-head victory, this step could instead be called, "head-to-head/common games sweep". If we have this step, then Tennesse, by virtue of owning 2-way tiebreakers with the Jets and  Oakland, would automatically own the 3-way tiebreaker.


Second idea:
Interestingly, my friend at first did not understand why Cincinnati's win over Tennessee doesn't eliminate Tennessee in the multi-team team ties. Of course, the explanation is the following:
Using the Cin-Ten-Oak 3-way tie as the example, if Tennessee had a chance to play and beat Oakland, and Oakland had a chance to play and beat Cincinnati, then there would be no basis for eliminating Tennessee.
But, that got me thinking. Why are we considering potential results of unplayed games instead of focusing entirely on the one game that was played. If Tennessee lost to Cincinnati, then clearly Tennessee is not the most deserving team among the group - so why give them a chance to win the tiebreaker? Why ignore the one head-to-head result that we do have?

If we decide we want to eliminate Tennessee in a multi-team tie by virture of their loss to Cincinnati, wording a tiebreaking step to accomplish this is a little tricky (due to the fact that we want to eliminate Tennessee but we don't want to declare Cincinnati the winner). But, I think the following accomplishes this:
"head to-head: A team is eliminated if it has a head-to-head loss to any of the other tied teams. Unless, if all tied teams have a head-to-head loss, then no team is eliminated."
This wording accomplishes what we want it to, as well as eliminates the need to mention "sweeps" or any additional instruction for the head-to-head step. A sweeping team would still be declared the winner, since each of the other teams would be eliminated (due to their head-to-head loss to the sweeping team). If we have this step, then by virtue of losing the 2-way tiebreaker to Cincinnati, Tennessee would not be able to win a 3-way tiebreaker involving Cincinnati and any 3rd team. UNLESS Tennessee actually did have a head-to-head win over the 3rd team and the 3rd team actually did have a head-to-head win over Cincinnati. But, even in this case, no one could ever say that a head-to-head result is ignored.



Since: Dec 12, 2006
Posted on: December 26, 2011 12:57 am
 

WEEK 17 PLAYOFF SCENARIOS

Joe,

By the way, with Chicago being eliminated tonight with their loss at Green Bay (making it six teams that were eliminated from playoff contention in Week 16), we can now go ahead and add 2011 to our "Teams in Super Bowl Contention" chart: 

Teams in Contention with 3, 2, and 1 week to play:

22, 22, 16



Since: Dec 12, 2006
Posted on: December 26, 2011 12:29 am
 

WEEK 17 PLAYOFF SCENARIOS

Joe,

Since this pertains to Week 17, I'll go ahead and repost the AFC grid I had posted Saturday night in the Week 16 thread.  The games are listed in chronological order from left to right so it will be easier to follow as the day progresses on Sunday:

2011 WEEK 17 AFC SEEDING POSSIBILITIES (assumes no ties occur):

Here are the AFC playoff seeding scenarios pending the results of the following Week 17 games:

1:00pm ET: Buf at NE (CBS), Ten at Hou (CBS), NYJ at Mia (CBS)
4:15pm ET: Bal at Cin (CBS), Pit at Cle (CBS), KC at Den (CBS), SD at Oak (CBS)

- SEEDS 1 & 2:

Winning team listed = Final AFC Seeding

NE BAL PIT = 1-NE, 2-BAL

NE BAL CLE= 1-NE, 2-BAL

NE CIN PIT = 1-NE, 2-PIT

NE CIN CLE= 1-NE, 2-BAL

BUF BAL PIT = 1-BAL, 2-NE

BUF BAL CLE = 1-BAL, 2-NE

BUF CIN PIT = 1-PIT, 2-NE

BUF CIN CLE= 1-NE, 2-BAL


- SEEDS 3 through 6:

Winning team listed = Final AFC Seeding

TEN NYJ CIN PIT DEN OAK = 3-HOU, 4-DEN, 5-BAL, 6-CIN

TEN NYJ CIN PIT DEN SD = 3-HOU, 4-DEN 5-BAL, 6-CIN

TEN NYJ CIN PIT KC OAK = 3-HOU, 4-OAK, 5-BAL, 6-CIN

TEN NYJ CIN PIT KC SD = 3-HOU, 4-DEN 5-BAL, 6-CIN

TEN NYJ CIN CLE DEN OAK = 3-HOU, 4-DEN, 5-PIT, 6-CIN

TEN NYJ CIN CLE DEN SD = 3-HOU, 4-DEN 5-PIT, 6-CIN

TEN NYJ CIN CLE KC OAK = 3-HOU, 4-OAK, 5-PIT, 6-CIN

TEN NYJ CIN CLE KC SD = 3-HOU, 4-DEN 5-PIT, 6-CIN

TEN NYJ BAL PIT DEN OAK = 3-HOU, 4-DEN, 5-PIT, 6-OAK

TEN NYJ BAL PIT DEN SD = 3-HOU, 4-DEN 5-PIT, 6-TEN

TEN NYJ BAL PIT KC OAK = 3-HOU, 4-OAK, 5-PIT, 6-TEN

TEN NYJ BAL PIT KC SD = 3-HOU, 4-DEN 5-PIT, 6-TEN

TEN NYJ BAL CLE DEN OAK = 3-HOU, 4-DEN, 5-PIT, 6-OAK

TEN NYJ BAL CLE DEN SD = 3-HOU, 4-DEN 5-PIT, 6-TEN

TEN NYJ BAL CLE KC OAK = 3-HOU, 4-OAK, 5-PIT, 6-TEN

TEN NYJ BAL CLE KC SD = 3-HOU, 4-DEN 5-PIT, 6-TEN

TEN MIA CIN PIT DEN OAK = 3-HOU, 4-DEN, 5-BAL, 6-CIN

TEN MIA CIN PIT DEN SD = 3-HOU, 4-DEN 5-BAL, 6-CIN

TEN MIA CIN PIT KC OAK = 3-HOU, 4-OAK, 5-BAL, 6-CIN

TEN MIA CIN PIT KC SD = 3-HOU, 4-DEN 5-BAL, 6-CIN

TEN MIA CIN CLE DEN OAK = 3-HOU, 4-DEN, 5-PIT, 6-CIN

TEN MIA CIN CLE DEN SD = 3-HOU, 4-DEN 5-PIT, 6-CIN

TEN MIA CIN CLE KC OAK = 3-HOU, 4-OAK, 5-PIT, 6-CIN

TEN MIA CIN CLE KC SD = 3-HOU, 4-DEN 5-PIT, 6-CIN

TEN MIA BAL PIT DEN OAK = 3-HOU, 4-DEN, 5-PIT, 6-TEN

TEN MIA BAL PIT DEN SD = 3-HOU, 4-DEN 5-PIT, 6-CIN

TEN MIA BAL PIT KC OAK = 3-HOU, 4-OAK, 5-PIT, 6-CIN

TEN MIA BAL PIT KC SD = 3-HOU, 4-DEN 5-PIT, 6-CIN

TEN MIA BAL CLE DEN OAK = 3-HOU, 4-DEN, 5-PIT, 6-TEN

TEN MIA BAL CLE DEN SD = 3-HOU, 4-DEN 5-PIT, 6-CIN

TEN MIA BAL CLE KC OAK = 3-HOU, 4-OAK, 5-PIT, 6-CIN

TEN MIA BAL CLE KC SD = 3-HOU, 4-DEN 5-PIT, 6-CIN

HOU NYJ CIN PIT DEN OAK = 3-HOU, 4-DEN, 5-BAL, 6-CIN

HOU NYJ CIN PIT DEN SD = 3-HOU, 4-DEN 5-BAL, 6-CIN

HOU NYJ CIN PIT KC OAK = 3-HOU, 4-OAK, 5-BAL, 6-CIN

HOU NYJ CIN PIT KC SD = 3-HOU, 4-DEN 5-BAL, 6-CIN

HOU NYJ CIN CLE DEN OAK = 3-HOU, 4-DEN, 5-PIT, 6-CIN

HOU NYJ CIN CLE DEN SD = 3-HOU, 4-DEN 5-PIT, 6-CIN

HOU NYJ CIN CLE KC OAK = 3-HOU, 4-OAK, 5-PIT, 6-CIN

HOU NYJ CIN CLE KC SD = 3-HOU, 4-DEN 5-PIT, 6-CIN

HOU NYJ BAL PIT DEN OAK = 3-HOU, 4-DEN, 5-PIT, 6-OAK

HOU NYJ BAL PIT DEN SD = 3-HOU, 4-DEN 5-PIT, 6-NYJ

HOU NYJ BAL PIT KC OAK = 3-HOU, 4-OAK, 5-PIT, 6-NYJ

HOU NYJ BAL PIT KC SD = 3-HOU, 4-DEN 5-PIT, 6-NYJ

HOU NYJ BAL CLE DEN OAK = 3-HOU, 4-DEN, 5-PIT, 6-OAK

HOU NYJ BAL CLE DEN SD = 3-HOU, 4-DEN 5-PIT, 6-NYJ

HOU NYJ BAL CLE KC OAK = 3-HOU, 4-OAK, 5-PIT, 6-NYJ

HOU NYJ BAL CLE KC SD = 3-HOU, 4-DEN 5-PIT, 6-NYJ

HOU MIA CIN PIT DEN OAK = 3-HOU, 4-DEN, 5-BAL, 6-CIN

HOU MIA CIN PIT DEN SD = 3-HOU, 4-DEN 5-BAL, 6-CIN

HOU MIA CIN PIT KC OAK = 3-HOU, 4-OAK, 5-BAL, 6-CIN

HOU MIA CIN PIT KC SD = 3-HOU, 4-DEN 5-BAL, 6-CIN

HOU MIA CIN CLE DEN OAK = 3-HOU, 4-DEN, 5-PIT, 6-CIN

HOU MIA CIN CLE DEN SD = 3-HOU, 4-DEN 5-PIT, 6-CIN

HOU MIA CIN CLE KC OAK = 3-HOU, 4-OAK, 5-PIT, 6-CIN

HOU MIA CIN CLE KC SD = 3-HOU, 4-DEN 5-PIT, 6-CIN

HOU MIA BAL PIT DEN OAK = 3-HOU, 4-DEN, 5-PIT, 6-OAK

HOU MIA BAL PIT DEN SD = 3-HOU, 4-DEN 5-PIT, 6-CIN

HOU MIA BAL PIT KC OAK = 3-HOU, 4-OAK, 5-PIT, 6-CIN

HOU MIA BAL PIT KC SD = 3-HOU, 4-DEN 5-PIT, 6-CIN

HOU MIA BAL CLE DEN OAK = 3-HOU, 4-DEN, 5-PIT, 6-OAK

HOU MIA BAL CLE DEN SD = 3-HOU, 4-DEN 5-PIT, 6-CIN

HOU MIA BAL CLE KC OAK = 3-HOU, 4-OAK, 5-PIT, 6-CIN

HOU MIA BAL CLE KC SD = 3-HOU, 4-DEN 5-PIT, 6-CIN




Since: Dec 21, 2008
Posted on: December 25, 2011 11:54 pm
 

WEEK 17 PLAYOFF SCENARIOS

Copying this from Week 16 Scenarios

Seeds 1,2, and 5
Three games could have an impact on these seeds.  New England-Buffalo, Baltimore-Cincinnati, and Pittsburgh-Cleveland.

If New England wins, they are the #1 seed.
  • In this scenario, if Baltimore wins or Pittsburgh loses, Baltimore is the #2 seed (and Pittsburgh is the #5 seed).
  • If Cincinnati beats Baltimore and Pittsburgh wins, Pittsburgh is the #2 seed (and Baltimore is the #5 seed).
If New England loses
  • If Baltimore wins, they are the #1 seed (and New England is the #2 seed and Pittsburgh is the #5 seed).
  • If Baltimore loses and Pittsburgh wins, Pittsburgh is the #1 seed (and New England is #2 and Baltimore is #5).
  • If Baltimore loses and Pittsburgh loses, New England is the #1 seed (and Baltimore is #2 and Pittsburgh is #5).
HOUSTON IS THE #3 SEED

Seed #4

If Denver wins, they are the #4 seed.
If Denver loses, then Oakland is the #4 seed if they win.
If Denver and Oakland both lose, Denver is the #4 seed.

Now for the wackiness that is the #6 seed. If Cincinnati wins, they are the #6 seed.  But if Cincinnati loses (to a motivated Baltimore team), that is when the craziness ensues.
  • If Oakland (and Denver), NY Jets, and Tennessee all win, I have that Oakland would be #6 seed on SoV*
  • If Oakland (and Denver) and Tennessee all win, I have that Tennessee would be #6 seed on Common Opponents*
  • If Oakland (and Denver) and NY Jets all win, I have that Oakland would be #6 seed on head to head over the Jets*
  • If NY Jets and Tennessee both win, I have that Tennessee would be #6 seed on Common Opponents*
  • If Oakland (and Denver) only win (Tenn and Jets lose), Oakland would be the #6 seed on Conference Record
  • If NY Jets only win ([Oak or Den] and Tenn lose), I have that NY Jets would be #6 seed on Conference Record
  • If Tennessee only wins ([Oak or Den] and Jets lose), I have Cincinnati as #6 seed on head to head over Tennessee
 *-Cincinnati would be eliminated at Conference Record in the first step

Kind of crazy that if Cincinnati loses, neither Oakland, nor Tennessee, nor NY Jets "control their destiny."  If they all win Oakland is in, but if the NY Jets lose, Oakland is not in but Tennessee is.   



Since: Dec 12, 2006
Posted on: December 25, 2011 11:29 pm
 

WEEK 17 PLAYOFF SCENARIOS

2011 WEEK 17 NFC SEEDING POSSIBILITIES (assumes no ties occur):

- IF NEW ORLEANS BEATS ATLANTA ON MONDAY NIGHT:

Here are the NFC seeding scenarios pending the results of the following Week 17 games that have bearing on Seeds 2 through 6:

SF at StL 1:00 (FOX), Car at NO tbd (FOX), Det at GB 1:00 (FOX), TB at Atl 4:15 (FOX), Dal at NYG 8:20 (NBC)

Winning team listed = Final NFC Seeding

SF NO DET ATL DAL= 1-GB, 2-SF, 3-NO, 4-DAL, 5-DET, 6-ATL

SF NO DET ATL NYG = 1-GB, 2-SF, 3-NO, 4-NYG, 5-DET, 6-ATL

SF NO DET TB DAL= 1-GB, 2-SF, 3-NO, 4-DAL, 5-DET, 6-ATL

SF NO DET TB NYG = 1-GB, 2-SF, 3-NO, 4-NYG, 5-DET, 6-ATL

SF NO GB ATL DAL= 1-GB, 2-SF, 3-NO, 4-DAL, 5-ATL, 6-DET

SF NO GB ATL NYG = 1-GB, 2-SF, 3-NO, 4-NYG, 5-ATL, 6-DET

SF NO GB TB DAL= 1-GB, 2-SF, 3-NO, 4-DAL, 5-DET, 6-ATL

SF NO GB TB NYG = 1-GB, 2-SF, 3-NO, 4-NYG, 5-DET, 6-ATL

SF CAR DET ATL DAL= 1-GB, 2-SF, 3-NO, 4-DAL, 5-DET, 6-ATL

SF CAR DET ATL NYG = 1-GB, 2-SF, 3-NO, 4-NYG, 5-DET, 6-ATL

SF CAR DET TB DAL= 1-GB, 2-SF, 3-NO, 4-DAL, 5-DET, 6-ATL

SF CAR DET TB NYG = 1-GB, 2-SF, 3-NO, 4-NYG, 5-DET, 6-ATL

SF CAR GB ATL DAL= 1-GB, 2-SF, 3-NO, 4-DAL, 5-ATL, 6-DET

SF CAR GB ATL NYG = 1-GB, 2-SF, 3-NO, 4-NYG, 5-ATL, 6-DET

SF CAR GB TB DAL= 1-GB, 2-SF, 3-NO, 4-DAL, 5-DET, 6-ATL

SF CAR GB TB NYG = 1-GB, 2-SF, 3-NO, 4-NYG, 5-DET, 6-ATL

STL NO DET ATL DAL= 1-GB, 2-NO, 3-SF, 4-DAL, 5-DET, 6-ATL

STL NO DET ATL NYG = 1-GB, 2-NO, 3-SF, 4-NYG, 5-DET, 6-ATL

STL NO DET TB DAL= 1-GB, 2-NO, 3-SF, 4-DAL, 5-DET, 6-ATL

STL NO DET TB NYG = 1-GB, 2-NO, 3-SF, 4-NYG, 5-DET, 6-ATL

STL NO GB ATL DAL= 1-GB, 2-NO, 3-SF, 4-DAL, 5-ATL, 6-DET

STL NO GB ATL NYG = 1-GB, 2-NO, 3-SF, 4-NYG, 5-ATL, 6-DET

STL NO GB TB DAL= 1-GB, 2-NO, 3-SF, 4-DAL, 5-DET, 6-ATL

STL NO GB TB NYG = 1-GB, 2-NO, 3-SF, 4-NYG, 5-DET, 6-ATL

STL CAR DET ATL DAL= 1-GB, 2-SF, 3-NO, 4-DAL, 5-DET, 6-ATL

STL CAR DET ATL NYG = 1-GB, 2-SF, 3-NO, 4-NYG, 5-DET, 6-ATL

STL CAR DET TB DAL= 1-GB, 2-SF, 3-NO, 4-DAL, 5-DET, 6-ATL

STL CAR DET TB NYG = 1-GB, 2-SF, 3-NO, 4-NYG, 5-DET, 6-ATL

STL CAR GB ATL DAL= 1-GB, 2-SF, 3-NO, 4-DAL, 5-ATL, 6-DET

STL CAR GB ATL NYG = 1-GB, 2-SF, 3-NO, 4-NYG, 5-ATL, 6-DET

STL CAR GB TB DAL= 1-GB, 2-SF, 3-NO, 4-DAL, 5-DET, 6-ATL

STL CAR GB TB NYG = 1-GB, 2-SF, 3-NO, 4-NYG, 5-DET, 6-ATL


- IF ATLANTA BEATS NEW ORLEANS ON MONDAY NIGHT:

Here are the NFC seeding scenarios pending the results of the following Week 17 games that have bearing on Seeds 3 through 6:

Det at GB 1:00 (FOX), Car at NO tbd (FOX), TB at Atl 4:15 (FOX), Dal at NYG 8:20 (NBC)

Winning team listed = Final NFC Seeding

DET NO ATL DAL= 1-GB 2-SF, 3-NO, 4-DAL, 5-ATL, 6-DET

DET NO ATL NYG = 1-GB, 2-SF, 3-NO, 4-NYG, 5-ATL, 6-DET

DET NO TB DAL= 1-GB 2-SF, 3-NO, 4-DAL, 5-DET, 6-ATL

DET NO TB NYG = 1-GB, 2-SF, 3-NO, 4-NYG, 5-DET, 6-ATL

DET CAR ATL DAL= 1-GB 2-SF, 3-ATL, 4-DAL, 5-NO, 6-DET

DET CAR ATL NYG = 1-GB, 2-SF, 3-ATL, 4-NYG, 5-NO, 6-DET

DET CAR TB DAL= 1-GB 2-SF, 3-NO, 4-DAL, 5-DET, 6-ATL

DET CAR TB NYG = 1-GB, 2-SF, 3-NO, 4-NYG, 5-DET, 6-ATL

GB NO ATL DAL= 1-GB 2-SF, 3-NO, 4-DAL, 5-ATL, 6-DET

GB NO ATL NYG = 1-GB, 2-SF, 3-NO, 4-NYG, 5-ATL, 6-DET

GB NO TB DAL= 1-GB 2-SF, 3-NO, 4-DAL, 5-ATL, 6-DET

GB NO TB NYG = 1-GB, 2-SF, 3-NO, 4-NYG, 5-ATL, 6-DET

GB CAR ATL DAL= 1-GB 2-SF, 3-ATL, 4-DAL, 5-NO, 6-DET

GB CAR ATL NYG = 1-GB, 2-SF, 3-ATL, 4-NYG, 5-NO, 6-DET

GB CAR TB DAL= 1-GB 2-SF, 3-NO, 4-DAL, 5-ATL, 6-DET

GB CAR TB NYG = 1-GB, 2-SF, 3-NO, 4-NYG, 5-ATL, 6-DET




Since: Oct 21, 2008
Posted on: December 25, 2011 6:22 pm
 

WEEK 17 PLAYOFF SCENARIOS

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Guess I'll link the flowchart instead.



Since: Oct 21, 2008
Posted on: December 25, 2011 6:15 pm
 

WEEK 17 PLAYOFF SCENARIOS

The only "in or out" question that is somewhat complicated is the AFC's second wild card. So here's a flowchart:





Since: Nov 21, 2011
Posted on: December 25, 2011 5:06 pm
 

WEEK 17 PLAYOFF SCENARIOS

Nice job! It's been fun this year. I'll definitely be back next year!


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