NFL playoff image: Eventualities for Chiefs, Chargers, others to clinch in Week 14 | NFL


Week 14 is right here, and with the NFL playoff image changing into extra clear, clinching eventualities are in play for the Saints, Rams, Chiefs, Chargers, Texans and Patriots, the most important group in a given week so far because the 2018 season closes.

The Rams, who already clinched the NFC West, have an opportunity to be the primary workforce to clinch a first-round bye within the playoffs. They merely must beat the Bears on Sunday evening.

Within the AFC, the Chiefs and Chargers each can clinch a playoff spot this week, however the battle for the AFC West title will proceed into subsequent week. The Patriots and Texans, in the meantime, have possibilities to clinch their very own divisions.

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Under are the NFL playoff clinching eventualities in play for Week 14, plus the general playoff image because the fourth quarter of the 2018 season arrives.

NFL playoff clinching eventualities


Los Angeles Rams (11-1)

(at Chicago)

— Los Angeles clinches a primary spherical bye with:

  1. LAR win

New Orleans Saints (10-2)

(at Tampa Bay)

— New Orleans clinches NFC South division title with:

  1. NO win or tie OR
  2. CAR loss or tie

— New Orleans clinches a playoff berth with:

  1. MIN loss + PHI loss or tie + WAS loss or tie


Kansas Metropolis Chiefs (10-2)

(vs. Baltimore)

— Kansas Metropolis clinches a playoff berth with:

  1. KC win or tie OR
  2. MIA loss or tie + IND loss or tie + TEN loss or tie

New England Patriots (9-3)

(at Miami)

— New England clinches AFC East division title with:

  1. NE win or tie

Houston Texans (9-3)

(vs. Indianapolis)

— Houston clinches AFC South division title with:

  1. HOU win + TEN loss or tie OR
  2. HOU tie + TEN loss

Los Angeles Chargers (9-3)

(vs. Cincinnati)

— Los Angeles clinches a playoff berth with:

  1. LAC win + MIA loss or tie + DEN loss or tie + IND loss or tie + TEN loss or tie OR
  2. LAC tie + MIA loss + DEN loss + IND loss or tie + TEN loss or tie so long as each IND and TEN each don’t tie 

NFL playoff image

1. Kansas Metropolis Chiefs (10-2)
3. New England Patriots (9-3)
4. Houston Texans (9-3)
2. Pittsburgh Steelers (7-4-1)
5. Los Angeles Chargers (9-3)
6. Baltimore Ravens (7-5)

Within the hunt:
Miami Dolphins (6-6)
Indianapolis Colts (6-6)
Denver Broncos (6-6)
Tennessee Titans (6-6)
Cincinnati Bengals (5-7)
Cleveland Browns (4-7-1)
Buffalo Payments (4-8)
Jacksonville Jaguars (4-8)
New York Jets (3-9)
Oakland Raiders (2-10)

MORE: Evaluation of present playoff image

1. Los Angeles Rams (11-1)
2. New Orleans Saints (10-2)
3. Chicago Bears (8-4)
4. Dallas Cowboys (7-5)
5. Seattle Seahawks (7-5)
6. Minnesota Vikings (6-5-1)

Within the hunt:
Carolina Panthers (6-6)
Philadelphia Eagles (6-6)
Washington Redskins (6-6)
Tampa Bay Buccaneers (5-7)
Inexperienced Bay Packers (4-7-1)
Atlanta Falcons (4-8)
New York Giants (4-8)
Detroit Lions (4-8)
Arizona Cardinals (3-9)
San Francisco 49ers (2-10)

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