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Some playoff scenarios to ponder

Posted by ESPN.com's Pat Yasinskas

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- ESPN Stats and Information just sent out some of the basic remaining playoff scenarios for the NFC. Here they are.

NFC NORTH

- Vikings clinch with 1 Bears loss OR win in Week 17

- Bears clinch NFC North with 2 wins AND a Vikings loss

NFC WILD CARD:


- Cowboys clinch playoff spot with win at Eagles


- Buccaneers clinch playoff spot with win vs. Raiders AND loss by Cowboys

OTHER POSSIBILITIES:

- Bears clinch playoff spot with TWO wins and losses by Cowboys AND Buccaneers

- Eagles clinch playoff spot with win vs. Cowboys AND loss by Buccaneers AND one Bears loss

OTHER SCENARIOS IN ALL CONFERENCES ARE POSSIBLE - WE WILL GET THEM FROM THE NFL AS THE WEEK PROGRESSES