Playoff picture: NFC scenarios for Week 17

The NFC East boils down to a winner-takes-all Eagles-Cowboys game in Week 17.
The NFC East boils down to a winner-takes-all Eagles-Cowboys game in Week 17. (USATSI)

While we have all four division champions and the No. 5 seed already determined in the AFC, the NFC has yet to crown a division champ and only has Seattle and Carolina earning playoff berths so far.

Here's a look at NFC scenarios for Week 17. Here are the AFC scenarios.

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS

   Seattle can clinch the NFC West division title and home-field advantage throughout playoffs with:

    1) SEA win or tie

    2) SF loss or tie

 

CAROLINA PANTHERS

   Carolina can clinch the NFC South division title and a first-round bye with:

    1) CAR win or tie

    2) NO loss or tie

   Carolina can clinch home-field advantage throughout the NFC playoffs with:

    1) CAR win + SEA loss + SF win

 

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES

   Philadelphia can clinch the NFC East division title with:

    1) PHI win or tie

 

CHICAGO BEARS

   Chicago can clinch the NFC North division title with:

    1) CHI win or tie

 

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS

   San Francisco can clinch the NFC West division title and a first-round bye with:

    1) Win + SEA loss

   San Francisco can clinch the NFC West division title and home-field advantage with:

    1) Win + SEA loss + CAR loss or tie

 

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS

   New Orleans can clinch the NFC South division title and a first-round bye with:

    1) NO win + CAR loss

   New Orleans can clinch a playoff berth with:

    1) NO win

    2) NO tie + ARI loss or tie

    3) ARI loss

 

  ARIZONA CARDINALS

   Arizona can clinch a playoff berth with:

    1) ARI win + NO loss or tie

    2) ARI tie + NO loss

 

  DALLAS COWBOYS

   Dallas can clinch the NFC East division title with:

    1) DAL win

 

  GREEN BAY PACKERS

   Green Bay can clinch the NFC North division title with:

   1) GB win  

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