2016 NFL Playoff Picture For Week 15

by Demarus Dye|Fox Sports 1340am

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As we inch closer & closer to the 2017 NFL Postseason, Fox Sports 1340am Presents the 2016 NFL Playoff Picture, this week as we head into week 15. If the playoffs started today here are a few of the scenarios. (In parentheses is the wins, losses & in italic games still to play vs. teams in the playoff hunt). This Week we have each team that is in Top Wide Receiver via picture

AFC:

New England Patriots 11-2; 8-1 Conference Record (Wins: @ Cardinals, vs. Dolphins, vs. Texans, @ Steelers, @ Bills, vs. Ravens. Losses: vs. Bills, vs. Seahawks. Still to Play: @ Broncos, @ Dolphins)

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Patriots Wide Receiver Julian Edelman

New England clinches AFC East division with:

  1. NE win or tie OR
  2. MIA loss or tie

New England clinches a first-round bye with:

  1. NE win or tie OR
  2. MIA loss or tie + PIT loss or tie
  3. MIA loss or tie + KC win

Kansas City Chiefs 10-3; 7-2 Conference Record (Wins: @ Raiders & vs. Raiders, @Colts, @ Broncos, at Falcons.  Losses: @Texans, @ Steelers, vs. Buccaneers.  Still to Play: vs. Titans, vs. Broncos, )

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Chiefs Wide Receiver Jeremy Maclin

Kansas City clinches a playoff berth with:

  1. KC win OR
  2. KC tie + MIA loss OR
  3. KC tie + DEN loss or tie OR
  4. DEN loss + BAL loss or tie OR
  5. DEN loss + PIT loss or tie

Pittsburgh Steelers 8-5; 6-3 Conference Record(Wins: @ Redskins, vs. Chiefs, @ Colts, vs. Giants, @ Bills. Losses: @ Eagles, @ Dolphins, vs. Patriots, @ Ravens, vs. Cowboys. Still to Play: vs. Ravens)

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Steelers Wide Receiver Antonio Brown

Houston Texans 7-6; 5-4 Conference Record (Wins: vs. Chiefs, vs. Titans, vs. Colts & @ Colts, vs. Lions. Losses: @ Patriots, @ Vikings, @ Broncos, @ Raiders, @ Packers.  Still to Play: @ Titans)

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Texans Wide Receiver DeAndre Hopkins

Oakland Raiders 10-3; 7-2 Conference Record (Wins: @ Titans, @ Ravens, @ Buccaneers, vs. Broncos, vs. Texans, vs. Bills.  Losses: vs. Falcons, vs. Chiefs & @ Chiefs. Still to Play: vs. Colts, @ Broncos)

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Raiders Receiver Amari Cooper

Oakland clinches a playoff berth with:

  1. OAK win OR
  2. OAK tie + MIA loss OR
  3. OAK tie + DEN loss OR
  4. OAK tie + MIA tie + DEN tie OR
  5. OAK tie + MIA tie + KC win OR
  6. MIA loss + PIT loss or tie + DEN loss OR
  7. MIA loss + PIT loss or tie + KC win or tie OR
  8. MIA loss + BAL loss or tie + DEN loss OR
  9. MIA loss + BAL loss or tie + KC win or tie

Denver Broncos 8-5; 5-4 Conference Record(Wins: vs. Colts, @Buccaneers, vs. Texans. Losses: vs. Falcons, @ Raiders, vs. Chiefs, @ Titans. Still to Play: vs. Patriots, @ Chiefs, vs. Raiders)

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Broncos Wide Receiver Emmanuel Sanders

In the Hunt:

Miami Dolphins 8-5; 5-4 Conference Record(Wins: vs. Steelers, vs. Dolphins, vs. Cardinals.  Losses: @ Seahawks, @ Patriots, vs. Titans, @ Ravens. Still to Play: vs. @ Bills, vs. Patriots)

Baltimore Ravens 7-6; 7-3 Conference Record (Wins: vs. Bills, vs. Steelers, vs. Dolphins. Losses: vs. Raiders, vs. Redskins, @ Giants, @ Cowboys, @ Patriots. Still to Play: @ Steelers)

Tennessee Titans 7-6; 4-5 Conference Record(Wins: @ Lions, @ Dolphins, vs. Packers, vs. Broncos. Losses: vs. Vikings, vs. Raiders, @ Texans, @ Colts & vs. Colts.  Still to Play: @ Chiefs, vs. Texans)

Indianapolis Colts 6-7; 4-6 Conference Record(Wins: @ Titans & vs. Titans, @ Packers.  Losses: vs. Lions, @ Broncos, @ Texans & vs.Texans, vs. Chiefs, vs. Steelers.  Still to Play: @ Vikings, @Raiders)

Buffalo Bills 6-7; 3-6 Conference Record(Wins: vs. Cardinals, @ Patriots. Losses: @ Ravens, @ Dolphins, @ Patriots, @ Seahawks, @ Raiders, vs. Steelers.  Still to Play: vs. Dolphins)

Wild Cards Match-ups (if the Playoffs started today)

6 Denver Broncos vs. 3 Pittsburgh Steelers

5 Oakland Raiders vs. 4 Houston Texans

1 New England & 2 Kansas City has 1st Round Bye

NFC:

1 Dallas Cowboys 11-2; 7-2 Conference Record(Wins: @ Redskins & vs. Redskins, @ Packers, @Steelers, vs. Ravens, @ Vikings.  Losses: vs. Giants & @ Giants. Still to Play: vs.Buccaneers, vs. Lions)

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Cowboys Wide Receiver Dez Bryant

CLINCHED: Playoff berth

Dallas clinches NFC East division and a first-round bye with:

  1. DAL win + NYG loss or tie OR
  2. DAL tie + NYG loss

Dallas clinches home-field advantage throughout NFC playoffs with:

  1. DAL win + NYG/DET tie

Detroit Lions 9-4; 7-2 Conference Record(Wins: @ Colts, vs. Eagles, vs. Redskins, @ Vikings & vs. Vikings. Losses: vs. Titans, @ Packers, @ Texans.  Still to Play: @ Giants, @ Cowboys, vs. Packers)

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Lions Wide Receiver Golden Tate

Detroit clinches NFC North division with:

  1. DET win + GB loss or tie OR
  2. DET tie + GB loss + MIN loss or tie

Seattle Seahawks 8-4-1; 4-4-1 Conference Record(Wins: vs. Dolphins, vs. Falcons, vs. Bills, @ Patriots. Losses: @ Buccaneers, @ Packers. Tie: @ Cardinals. Still to Play: vs. Cardinals)

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Seahawks Wide Receiver Doug Baldwin

Seattle clinches NFC West division with:

  1. SEA win or tie OR
  2. AZ loss or tie

Atlanta Falcons 8-5; 6-3 Conference Record(Wins: @ Raiders, @ Broncos,  vs. Packers, @ Buccaneers, vs. Cardinals.  Losses: @ Buccaneers, @ Seahawks, vs. Chiefs.

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Falcons Wide Receiver Julio Jones

New York Giants 9-4; 6-3 Conference Record(Wins: @ Cowboys & vs. Cowboys, vs. Saints, vs. Ravens, vs. Eagles. Losses: vs. Redskins, @ Vikings, @ Packers, @ Steelers. Still to Play:  vs. Lions, @ Redskins)

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Giants Wide Receiver Odell Beckham Jr

New York clinches a playoff berth with:

  1. NYG win + WAS loss + MIN loss or tie + GB loss or tie

Tampa Bay Buccaneers 8-5; 6-3 Conference Record(Wins: @ Falcons, @ Chiefs, vs. Seahawks. Losses: @ Cardinals, vs. Broncos, vs. Raiders, vs. Falcons. Still to Play: @ Cowboys)

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Buccaneers Wide Receiver Mike Evans

In the Hunt:

Washington Redskins 7-5-1; 5-4 Conference Record(Wins: @ Giants, @ Ravens, vs. Vikings, vs. Packers. Losses: vs. Steelers, vs. Cowboys & @ Cowboys, @ Lions, @ Cardinals.  Still to Play: vs. Giants)

Minnesota Vikings 7-6; 4-6 Conference Record(Wins: @ Titans, vs. Packers, vs. Giants, vs. Texans, vs. Cardinals. Losses: vs. Lions & @ Lions, @ Redskins, vs. Cowboys. Still to Play: vs. Colts, @ Packers)

Green Bay Packers 7-6; 5-4 Conference Record(Wins: vs. Lions, vs. Giants, vs. Texans, vs. Seahawks. Losses: @ Vikings, vs. Cowboys, @ Falcons, vs. Colts, @ Titans, vs. Redskins. Still to Play: vs. Vikings, @ Lions)

Arizona Cardinals 5-7-1; 4-4-1 Conference Record(Wins: vs. Buccaneers, vs. Redskins. Losses: vs. Patriots, @ Bills, @ Vikings, @ Falcons, @ Dolphins.  Tie: vs. Seahawks. Still to Play: @ Seahawks)

Wild Cards Match-ups (if the Playoffs started today)

6 Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. 3 Seattle Seahawks

5 New York Giants vs. 4 Atlanta Falcons

1 Dallas & 2 Detroit has 1st Round Bye

 

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