How and where could your favorite NFL team end up in next week's playoffs? Below are the scenarios heading into Week 17 for playoff potential teams. What do you believe will happen this week? How will the playoffs look? Leave your thoughts below.

 

CLINCHED: Dallas, NFC East division title and home-field advantage throughout NFC playoffs; Atlanta, NFC South division title; Seattle, NFC West division title; New York Giants, Playoff berth

 

Atlanta Falcons
Atlanta clinches a first-round bye:
1) ATL win
2) ATL tie + SEA loss or tie
3) SEA loss + DET loss or tie
4) SEA tie + DET loss

Seattle Seahawks
Seattle clinches a first-round bye:
1) SEA win + ATL loss or tie
2) SEA tie + ATL loss + GB/DET tie

Detroit Lions
Detroit clinches division title:
1) DET win
Detroit clinches a first-round bye:
1) DET win + SEA loss or tie + ATL loss
Detroit clinches a playoff berth:
1) DET tie
2) WAS loss or tie

Green Bay Packers
Green Bay clinches division title:
1) GB win or tie
Green Bay clinches a playoff berth:
1) WAS loss
2) WAS tie tie + TB win + GB clinches at least a tie in strength of victory over TB
(Note: GB clinches at least a tie in strength of victory tiebreaker over TB if one of the following teams win or tie: SEA, HOU, JAX, PHI. GB has already clinched strength of schedule tiebreaker over TB in this scenario)

Washington Redskins
Washington clinches a playoff berth:
1) WAS win + GB-DET game does not end in a tie
2) WAS tie + GB loss + TB loss or tie

Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Tampa Bay clinches a playoff berth:
1) TB win + WAS tie + GB loss + TB clinches strength of victory tiebreaker over GB
(Note: TB clinches strength of victory tiebreaker over GB if all of the following teams win: TEN, IND, DAL and SF)

CLINCHED: New England , AFC East division title and first-round bye; Pittsburgh, AFC North division title; Houston, AFC South division title; Oakland , playoff berth; Kansas City , playoff berth; Miami, playoff berth

New England Patriots
New England clinches homefield advantage throughout AFC playoffs:
1) NE win or tie
2) OAK loss or tie

Oakland Raiders
Oakland clinches division title and a first-round bye:
1) OAK win or tie
2) KC loss or tie
Oakland clinches homefield advantage throughout AFC playoffs:
1) OAK win + NE loss

Kansas City Chiefs
Kansas City clinches division title and a first-round bye:
1) KC wins + OAK loss

Miami Dolphins
Miami clinches No. 5 seed:
1) MIA win + KC loss