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2014 NFL Week 15 playoff scenarios

A look at the possible playoff-clinching scenarios entering Week 15 | Playoff Machine:

AFC

DENVER BRONCOS (at San Diego)

Denver clinches AFC West with:

1) DEN win or tie

Denver clinches a first-round bye with:

1) DEN win + IND loss + CIN loss + PIT loss or tie OR

2) DEN win + IND loss + CIN loss + DEN clinches strength of victory tiebreaker over PIT

Denver clinches a playoff spot with:

1) MIA loss or tie + HOU loss or tie + CIN loss + PIT loss OR

2) MIA loss or tie + HOU loss or tie + BAL loss + CLE loss or tie OR

3) MIA loss or tie + HOU loss or tie + BAL loss + PIT win

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS (vs. Miami)

New England clinches AFC East with:

1) NE win or tie

New England clinches a first-round bye with:

1) NE win + IND loss + PIT loss or tie + CIN loss or tie OR

2) NE win + IND loss + PIT loss or tie + DEN loss

New England clinches a playoff spot with:

1) BUF loss or tie + CIN loss + PIT loss + BAL loss + HOU loss or tie OR

2) BUF loss or tie + CIN loss + PIT loss + KC loss or tie + SD loss OR

3) BUF loss or tie + HOU loss or tie + KC loss or tie + SD loss + BAL loss

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS (vs. Houston)

Indianapolis clinches AFC South with:

1) IND win or tie


NFC

ARIZONA CARDINALS

Arizona clinches a playoff spot with:

1) DAL/PHI game does not end in a tie OR

2) DET loss + ARI clinches strength of victory tiebreaker over GB OR

3) DET loss + GB win or tie

GREEN BAY PACKERS (at Buffalo)

Green Bay clinches a playoff spot with:

1) GB win + DAL loss + GB clinches strength of victory tiebreaker over DAL