NFL playoff clinching scenarios for Packers, Steelers, Chiefs, Saints, Bills in Week 14

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NFL playoff clinching scenarios for Packers, Steelers, Chiefs, Saints, Bills in Week 14

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Five NFL teams can secure a playoff spot and/or division title in Week 14 of the 2020 NFL season.

The Chiefs and Saints already clinched playoff berths thanks to Week 13 results, but they can claim their respective division titles with additional outcomes in Week 14. The Steelers can also lay claim to the AFC North title or simply a playoff berth with a win and some help in Week 14. Elsewhere, both the Bills and Packers can lock up spots in the expanded 2020 postseason depending on how things play out in Week 14.

Below are all the NFL playoff clinching scenarios for the three teams that have chances to stamp their postseason status in Week 14, followed by a complete playoff picture.

MORE: Explaining the NFL’s expanded playoffs

NFL playoff clinching scenarios for Week 14Buffalo Bills (9-3)

(vs. Steelers)

Buffalo clinches playoff berth with:

Bills win AND Ravens loss AND Dolphins loss AND Raiders loss AND Patriots loss or tieKansas City Chiefs (11-1)

(at Dolphins)

Chiefs clinch AFC West division title with:

Chiefs win or tie ORRaiders loss or tiePittsburgh Steelers (11-1)

(at Bills)

Steelers clinch AFC North division title with:

Steelers win AND Browns loss

Steelers clinch playoff berth with:

Steelers win or tie ORRaiders loss or tie ORDolphins loss or tie ORTitans lossGreen Bay Packers (9-3)

(at Lions)

Packers clinch NFC North division title with:

Packers win AND Vikings loss or tie ORPackers tie AND Vikings loss

Packers clinch playoff berth with:

Packers win AND Cardinals loss or tie ORPackers win AND Rams loss or tie ORPackers win AND Seahawks win or tie ORPackers tie AND Cardinals loss ORPackers tie AND Rams loss AND Cardinals tie ORPackers tie AND Seahawks win or tie AND Cardinals tieNew Orleans Saints (10-2)

(at Eagles)

Saints clinch NFC South division title with:

Saints win ORBuccaneers loss ORSaints tie AND Buccaneers tieNFL playoff picture 2021

    AFC
Seed Team Record Clinched 1. Kansas City Chiefs 11-1 Playoff berth 2. Pittsburgh Steelers 11-1 N/a 3. Buffalo Bills 9-3 N/a 4. Tennessee Titans 8-4 N/a 5. Cleveland Browns 9-3 N/a 6. Miami Dolphins 8-4 N/a 7. Indianapolis Colts 8-4 N/a

In the hunt: Raiders (7-5), Ravens (7-5), Patriots (6-6)

    NFC
Seed Team Record Clinched 1. New Orleans Saints 10-2 Playoff berth 2. Green Bay Packers 9-3 N/a 3. Los Angeles Rams 8-4 N/a 4. New York Giants 5-7 N/a 5. Seattle Seahawks 8-4 N/a 6. Tampa Bay Buccaneers 7-5 N/a 7. Minnesota Vikings 6-6 N/a

In the hunt: Cardinals (6-6), Bears (5-7), 49ers (5-7), Washington (5-7), Lions (5-7)