NFL playoff clinching scenarios for Week 16: Buccaneers, Cardinals can wrap up spots

NFL playoff clinching scenarios for Week 16:

Clinched divisions: Buffalo Bills, Green Bay Packers, Kansas City Chiefs, New Orleans Saints

Clinched berths: Pittsburgh Steelers, Seattle Seahawks

Cleveland Browns (10-4) at New York Jets (1-13), Sunday, 1 p.m. ET

Clinches playoff berth with:

► 1. Win + Ravens loss or tie OR

► 2. Win + Dolphins loss or tie OR

► 3. Win + Colts loss OR

► 4. Tie + Ravens loss OR

► 5. Tie + Dolphins loss

Indianapolis Colts (10-4) at Pittsburgh (11-3), Sunday, 1 p.m. ET

Clinches playoff berth with:

► 1. Win + Ravens loss or tie OR

► 2. Win + Dolphins loss or tie OR

► 3. Tie + Ravens loss OR

► 4. Tie + Dolphins loss

Kansas City Chiefs (13-1) vs. Atlanta (4-10), Sunday, 1 p.m. ET

Clinches the first-round bye with:

► 1. Win or tie OR

► 2. Steelers loss or tie OR

► 3. Bills loss or tie OR

► 4. Clinch strength of victory tiebreaker over Steelers or Bills and clinch at least a tie in strength of victory tiebreaker over the other club

Pittsburgh Steelers (11-3) vs. Indianapolis (10-4), Sunday, 1 p.m. ET

Clinches AFC North division title with:

► 1. Win OR

► 2. Browns loss OR

► 3. Tie + Browns tie

Tennessee Titans (10-4) at Green Bay (11-3), Sunday 8:20 p.m. ET

Clinches AFC South division title with:

► Win + Colts loss

Clinches playoff berth with:

► 1. Win OR

► 2. Dolphins loss OR

► 3. Ravens loss OR

► 4. Tie + Ravens tie

Arizona Cardinals (8-6) vs. San Francisco (5-9), Saturday, 4:30 p.m. ET

Clinches playoff berth with:

► 1. Win + Bears loss or tie OR

► 2. Tie + Bears loss

Green Bay Packers (11-3) vs. Tennessee (10-4), Sunday, 8:20 p.m. ET 

Clinches the first-round bye with:​

► Win + Seahawks loss or tie

Los Angeles Rams (9-5) at Seattle (10-4), Sunday, 4:25 p.m. ET

Clinches playoff berth with:

► 1. Win or tie OR

► 2. Bears loss or tie OR

► 3. Cardinals win or tie

Seattle Seahawks (10-4) vs. Los Angeles Rams (9-5), Sunday, 4:25 p.m. ET

Clinches NFC West division title with:

► Win

QB Tom Brady (12) is on the verge of leading the Buccaneers to their first playoff berth since 2007. (Photo: Kirby Lee, USA TODAY Sports)

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (9-5) at Detroit (5-9), Saturday, 1 p.m. ET

Clinches playoff berth with:

► 1. Win or tie OR

► 2. Bears loss or tie

Washington Football Team (6-8) vs. Carolina (4-10), Sunday, 4:05 p.m. ET

Clinches NFC East division title with:

► 1. Win + Giants loss or tie OR

► 2. Tie + Giants loss + Eagles-Cowboys tie

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