NFL Playoff Picture: Clinching Scenarios for Ravens, Chargers, Falcons and More

Clinching and seeding scenarios for each team in the NFL playoff picture. 
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It all comes down to this. 

Week 17 means each team on the playoff bubble has one last chance to get a win and improve its chances of reaching the postseason. Some teams are already in, while some are in with win, and the least fortunate of the bunch need a win and help from others. 

With just one week left, the playoff picture is clearer than it's been at any point in the season, but there's still a number of scenarios that can play out. 

NFC

Minnesota Vikings

The Vikings can clinch a first-round bye with:

1) A Vikings win or tie

2) A Panthers loss or tie

3) A Saints wins

4) A Rams win 

New Orleans Saints

The Saints can clinch the NFC South with:

1) A Saints win

2) A Panthers loss

3) A Saints tie + Panthers tie

Carolina Panthers

The Panthers can clinch the NFC South with:

1) A Panthers win + Saints loss or tie

2) A Panthers tie + Saints loss

The Panthers can clinch a first-round bye with:

1) A Panthers win + Saints loss or tie + Vikings loss + Rams loss or tie

Atlanta Falcons

The Falcons can clinch a playoff berth with:

1) A Falcons win

2) A Seahawks loss

3) A Falcons tie + Seahawks tie

Seattle Seahawks

The Seahawks can clinch a playoff berth with:

1) A Seahawks win + Falcons loss or tie

2) A Seahawks tie + Falcons loss

AFC

New England Patriots

The Patriots clinch home-field advantage throughout the AFC Playoffs with:

1) A Patriots win

2) A Steelers loss

3) A Patriots tie and a Steelers tie

Pittsburgh Steelers

The Steelers clinch home field advantage throughout the AFC playoffs with:

1) A Steelers win + Patriots loss or tie

2) A Steelers tie and Patriots loss

Baltimore Ravens

The Ravens can clinch a playoff berth with:

1) A Ravens win or tie

2) A Bills loss or tie

3) A Titans loss or tie

Tennessee Titans

The Titans can clinch a playoff berth with:

1) A Titans win

2) A Titans tie _ Bills loss or tie + Chargers loss or tie

3) Bills loss + Chargers loss

Los Angeles Chargers

The Chargers can clinch a playoff berth with:

1) A Chargers win + Titans loss or tie + Bills loss or tie

2) A Chargers win + Titans loss or tie + Ravens win or tie

3) A Chargers tie + Titans loss + Bills loss or tie

Buffalo Bills

The Bills can clinch a playoff berth with:

1) A Bills win + Ravens loss

2) A Bills win + Chargers loss or tie + Titans loss or tie

3) A Bills tie + Chargers loss + Titans loss